Application Due Date: January 18 th, 2019 (11 h59 pm, Washington D.C. time)

The International Competitors Network (ICN) and the World Bank Group are happy to reveal the launch of the2018– 2019 Competitors Advocacy Contest This contest intends to highlight the crucial function competitors firms, sector regulators and other governmental bodies or non-governmental companies play in promoting competitors by showcasing their advocacy success stories.

As specified by the ICN, competitors advocacy describes activities that.
promote a competitive environment through non-enforcement systems,.
such as developing relationships with federal government entities, increasing.
public awareness of competitors’s advantages and recognizing and getting rid of.
anticompetitive policies and guidelines.

World Bank/ICN are trying to find success stories from competitors firms, other public bodies or civil society that show the concrete outcomes of competitors advocacy relating to:

Style 1: Comprehending the impacts of competitors policy on hardship and inequality in both establishing and established nations

Style 2: Promoting competitors as a tool to the battle versus corruption and for an equivalent playing field amongst public and personal gamers

Style 3: Engaging with public and personal stakeholders to much better comprehend competitors obstacles positioned by quick altering market characteristics

Style 4: Promoting competitive digital facilities, digital financing and digital platforms

Choice Requirements

Submissions will go through an extensive evaluation of the following requirements:

  • Significance of the competitors concern taken on by the effort;-LRB- **********************).
  • Success of the advocacy activity– results accomplished;-LRB- **********************).
  • Effect and impacts on markets, spillover impacts and lessons discovered;-LRB- **********************).
  • Advocacy method– imagination and creativity, cooperation systems released.

An independent panel will evaluate the submissions and choose the leading stories.

candidates will be welcomed to provide their stories at a joint.
ICN-World Bank Group occasion, and winning stories will be included in an.
ICN-World Bank Group Publication.

Winners and respectable points out will be revealed by March 31 th, 2019.

How to Use:

Competitors firms, sector regulators and other federal government and.
non-government companies promoting competitors policy are welcome to.

If you are a federal government body or non-governmental.
company that is not a member of the ICN, you ought to connect to.
the ICN member in your jurisdiction to notify about your objective to.
take part in the contest. A list of all ICN members is offered here Joint submissions from governmental bodies or non-governmental companies are motivated.

Sent stories need to consist of:

  • Summary;-LRB- **********************).
  • The competitors concern under evaluation;-LRB- **********************).
  • The method utilized to resolve the competitors concern;-LRB- **********************).
  • The primary messages and suggestions communicated by the activity;-LRB- **********************).
  • The outcomes of the effort;-LRB- **********************).
  • The real or anticipated socioeconomic effects of the effort.

Stories sent to previous editions of the contest that were not granted are qualified for resubmission.


Please get in touch with Guilherme de Aguiar Falco with any concerns at

The due date for submissions is January 18 th, 2019 (11 h59 pm, Washington D.C. time)

For More Details:

Go To the Authorities Web Page of the ICN/World Bank Group 2018/2019 Competitors Advocacy Contest.

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