Allard Prize for International Integrity

Launched in 2012, the Allard Prize for International Integrity is one of the world's largest prizes dedicated to the fight against corruption and the protection of human rights (CAD $100,000).

The Allard Prize is awarded biennially to an individual, movement, or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, and the Rule of Law.  Nominations are ongoing and open to the public.

Click here to nominate your anti-corruption hero/heroes today. For more information, please see our Prize Criteria.

The Allard Prize also administers a semi-annual Photography Competition that recognizes photographic excellence reflecting the ideals of the Allard Prize. Each winning entry receives a CAD $1,000 cash prize and is featured on the Allard Prize website for six months. For more information please see Photography Competition.


Khadija Ismayilova's story, 2017 Allard Prize winner


ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING UBC AND THE ALLARD PRIZE: The University of British Columbia and The Allard Prize Foundation announce that UBC will be withdrawing from its involvement with the Allard Prize for International Integrity effective June 21, 2019.  UBC is proud of its role in helping establish the Prize and in recognizing worthy recipients for their efforts to fight corruption and protect human rights. UBC wishes the Prize every future success and believes that the Prize will be better served if it is independent of the University.  The Allard Prize Foundation expresses gratitude to the Allard School of Law for its involvement in the Prize over the past eight years.  UBC will be working with Mr. Allard and The Allard Prize Foundation in the coming months to support the transition of the Prize.