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The Government of Rwanda, in collaboration with the Government of Qatar, to host 4th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award (ACE Award) in Kigali


Kigali, 28 October 2019 - Rwanda is set to host the International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award (ACE Award) on 9 December 2019 at the Kigali Convention Centre. An initiative of the Government of Qatar, the ACE Award is presented annually on International Anti-Corruption Day, in cooperation with the Vienna-based United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Johnston Busingye, Rwanda’s Minister of Justice and Attorney General, said:

“Rwanda is honoured to welcome all distinguished guests, including Heads of State, who will attend the ACE Award Ceremony. We look forward to hosting this important award that seeks to recognise excellence in the fight against corruption and inspire continued action to promote integrity and accountability.”

The ACE Award serves as a tool to highlight exemplary and noteworthy actions and good practices on a global platform, and to assess, promote, collect, and disseminate anti-corruption models from all over the world.
Four categories of the ACE Award are presented, in recognition of the diverse efforts and areas of excellence in the global fight against corruption.

  1. Lifetime/Outstanding Achievement
  2. Innovation
  3. Academic Research & Education
  4. Youth Creativity & Engagement

The ACE Award aims to raise awareness, support, and solidarity to combat corruption and to encourage new initiatives in pursuit of corruption-free societies.


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