The Guardian International Development Achievement Award

*The Guardian International Development Achievement Award* aims to honour
the unsung heroes of international development; those who have gone above
and beyond the call of duty to make a positive difference to the lives and
livelihoods of some of the world's most marginalised people.
Nominations are welcome for individuals of any nationality and based
anywhere in the world, who - through achievements in work or life - have
made an exceptional contribution to efforts to alleviate poverty in the
developing world.
Nominees for the Award will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
• The extent to which their activities and achievements have had a
demonstrable and positive impact on poverty alleviation – either directly or
• The sustainability of their achievements in terms of longevity, legacy and
• The extent to which the nominee's activities and achievements have changed
social situations, public attitudes, structures or policies that may be
behind the poverty, exclusion or disempowerment of the people affected
• The ways in which the nominee has demonstrated inspirational leadership
• Entries must be made in accordance with the instructions given in this
entry form and must be received on, or before, the *closing date of midnight
on 25 July 2010.*
• The Award winner will be invited to attend a ceremony in November 2010 at
which a trophy will be presented. The Award winner will be entitled to bring
one guest.
• Award winners who are resident overseas will be given a return economy
class flight, transfers to and from their local airport, transfers to and
from an airport in the UK and a maximum of three nights accommodation in
London to enable them and a guest to attend the Awards ceremony. Transport
and accommodation for their guest will also be provided by GNM and MSI.
Three days subsistence allowance will also be provided to the overseas Award
winner (but not their guest)
• All accommodation, flights, transfers and other transport to which an
Award winner is entitled will be booked by GNM and MSI.
• Travel insurance, visas, passports and other costs and requirements which
are not listed above are the responsibility of the Award winner.
• Promoter: Guardian News & Media Limited, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London
N1 9GU
How to nominate
The competition is open to individuals (NOT organisations) of any
nationality and from anywhere in the world who, through achievements in work
or life, have made an exceptional contribution to efforts to alleviate
poverty in the developing world.
The winner will be announced jointly with the winners of the Guardian
International Development Journalism Competition 2010 at an awards ceremony
on 18 November 2010 in London.
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