Anna Hazare receives Allard Prize for International Integrity
Indian social activist Anna Hazare has been honored with the inaugural Allard Prize for International Integrity conferred by the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Law at a function held in Vancouver, Canada.
The Allard Prize is one of the world’s largest awards recognizing efforts to fight corruption and to promote human rights.
The Allard Prize is awarded to an individual, movement or organization that has displayed extraordinary courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law. The prize money for the award is $100,000.