THE ALLARD PRIZE
The Allard Prize for International Integrity is awarded to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law.
The inaugural recipient of the Allard Prize for International Integrity is Anna Hazare. This announcement was made at a special award ceremony held at UBC Law at Allard Hall on September 25, 2013. The program included remarks from Mr. Peter A. Allard, QC, Founder of the Allard Prize for International Integrity (Mr. Allard’s Speech); Mr. Stephen Lewis, C.C., Distinguished Visiting Professor, Ryerson University; and Mr. Anna Hazare, Allard Prize Recipient (Mr. Hazare’s Speech). Click here to watch a video of the award ceremony: Allard Prize Award Ceremony. Click here to watch a video about Anna Hazare and the two other finalists, Global Witness and Dr. Sima Samar: UBC Law Youtube Channel
To view images from the September 25, 2013 award ceremony held at UBC Law at Allard Hall please see: Photo Gallery
To learn more about the recipient and the finalists, please click here: Media Release
The Allard Prize Committee is honoured to recognize the work of Anna Hazare, Global Witness and Dr. Sima Samar in the fight against corruption and for the protection of human rights.