Transparency International Anti-Corruption Award 2018 for anti-corruption heros.

Application Deadline: July 15th 2018

The Anti-Corruption Award recognises the courage and determination of the many individuals and organisations fighting corruption around the world.

Join us in giving these deserving individuals due recognition for their determination and bravery.

Launched in 2000 as the Integrity Award, and renamed in 2016, the Anti-Corruption Award honours remarkable individuals and organisations worldwide, including journalists, public prosecutors, government officials and civil society leaders.

Winners are a source of inspiration to the anti-corruption movement because their actions echo a common message: that corruption can be challenged.

The Anti-Corruption Award may be conferred to a person (or an organisation) discharging official or professional duties as well as to an activist(s) from all walks of life.

The Anti-Corruption Award Committee, the body responsible for evaluating nominations and choosing winners, may choose up to two award recipients. In making these awards, the Committee will take into consideration the need to recognise efforts in diverse fields of civil society, the private sector and government and to acknowledge anti-corruption initiatives throughout the world.

The Award consists of a trophy and participation in a public award ceremony during the 18th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference to take place from the 22nd to the 24th of October 2018 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Anti-Corruption Award may, in some cases, have a profound impact, as the recognition may contribute to social, political and economic developments in the countries to which they relate. Therefore, in selecting Anti-Corruption Award recipients, the Anti-Corruption Award Committee follows a clear evaluation process honouring the right of participation and equal opportunity while ensuring diversity. In considering nominations, the Anti-Corruption Award Committee also looks for geographical and occupational balance.


Nominees must meet the following requirements:

  • Nominees must have undertaken an action that is likely to significantly influence, or to have had a significant impact on, existing levels of corruption in his/her respective country or region.
  • The action should be one likely to attract interest and emulation in other parts of the world.
  • The action must be particularly courageous and exemplary, inspirational and deserving of wide international recognition.
  • The action should recognise the longevity of commitment to fighting corruption.

Nominations for posthumous awards can be considered by the Committee only in truly exceptional cases.


MAY 31 :Call for nominations opens

Participate in the 2018 Anti-Corruption Award!

JUL 15 : Deadline for nominations

At Midnight of 15 July 2018 the call for nominations closes. Do not hesitate to nominate someone today!

AUG 2018 : Review & Selection

The Anti-Corruption Award Committee reviews the nominations and prepares a shortlist.

OCT 22 – 24 : Award Winner(s) announced

Transparency International announce the shortlisted nominees and the winner(s) at the 2018 Anti-Corruption Award ceremony during the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Transparency International Anti-Corruption Award 2018


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