GPSA Presents Awards to 7 Global Leaders in Social Accountability

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA), an initiative of the World Bank is pleased to announce the winners of the first GPSA Award for Leadership in Social Accountability. The winners are respected leaders in social accountability, and this award serves as a celebration of their achievements in the field.

In an Award Ceremony and Cocktail hosted by Sanjay Pradhan, World Bank Vice President for Leadership, Learning, and Innovation, on May 12, the GPSA awardED seven individuals in government and civil society organizations for their outstanding contributions, influence and impact in the field of social accountability as a means to eradicate poverty and foster shared prosperity.

There are six regional winners - each representing a geographic region: Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, and South Asia. There is also one special Lifetime Achievement award winner.

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