Corruption and human rights violations are serious global issues that erode the foundation of a just society. 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.
The Allard Prize for International Integrity
Established in 2012 at the University of British Columiba, and funded by donations from Mr. Peter A. Allard, Q.C., the CAD $100,000 Allard Prize for International Integrity 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. The Allard Prize was launched in 2012 and became independent of the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia on June 21, 2019.
The Allard Prize Photography Competition
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.