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Public Sessions | Global Development Awards Competition 2022


GDN is organizing two public sessions in the final stage of the 2022 edition of the Global Development Awards CompetitionAfter multiple review rounds in both categories, the final selection will be made at the public sessions, where for each category, the three finalists will present their proposals and answer questions from the panel and the audience. The finalists are not yet known and will be announced soon but we invite you to register for each session and save the date on your calendar!


The Japanese Award for Outstanding Research on Development (ORD)

DATE:  April 26, 2023

TIME: 10:30 GMT

The Japanese Award for Most Innovative Development Project (MIDP)

DATE:  April 27, 2023

TIME: 10:30 GMT

DURATION of each session: 120 minutes (approximately)

VENUE of each session: Online (a link will be sent to your email once you register)

LANGUAGE for both sessions: English

REGISTER HERE. For queries, write to the Awards Team


The Global Development Awards Competition  (GDAC) is an innovative award scheme administered by GDN, funded under the Policy and Human Resources Development Fund, managed by the World Bank, and generously supported by the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. The theme of the awards competition in 2022 was 'Post-COVID-19 Governance - Learning from challenging circumstances to build better governance systems'.