Global Witness

2013
Honourable Mention

Established in 1993 and based in London, U.K. and Washington, D.C., Global Witness has initiated trailblazing campaigns against natural resource-related conflict and corruption and associated environmental and human rights abuses.

Quote on being nominated for the Allard Prize, Global Witness provided the following comment: “At Global Witness we apply courage and a relentless approach in our efforts to tackle corruption and to promote transparency. Becoming a finalist for the Allard Prize will help endorse our standing amongst international policy makers, governments and academics, and in consequence help to ensure that our recommendations are listened to and bring about lasting change.”