This year’s contest was very competitive. The process involved several stages – nomination of candidates, internal and external review. Comments were received from several external reviewers – namely Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative; Enrico Giovannini, former OECD Chief Statistician; Hernando Gomez Buendia, Academic Director of the UNDP Virtual School for Latin America and the Caribbean; Professor Alberto Minujin, Graduate Program in International Affairs, The New School; Professor Frances Stewart, Oxford University; Jan Vandemoortele, UNICEF advisor and former UNDP Poverty Group Leader; and Insill Yi, Commissioner of Statistics, Korea.
The winners of the respective awards categories are as follows:
Innovation in Measurement
Participation and Inclusiveness in Report Preparation
Influencing National Policy Debate
These awards will be presented to a representative of each winning team at a ceremony hosted in Busan on 26 October 2009. This ceremony will be held as part of the second global NHDR Meeting and the third OECD Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy.
Congratulations to the winners, and to all the HDR teams taking part in this year’s competition.
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