This award honors a distinguished international scholar or practitioner to pay tribute to his/her significant contribution to public administration and to the advancement of public policy in the world. The eligible candidates must meet the following criteria: (1) contribute significantly to public administration as a scholar and/or practitioner, and (2) be recommended or sponsored by an individual or institution that is in some demonstrable way affiliated with IASIA.
OP Dwivedi Award Récipients:
2015: Najat Zarrouk, Member of the UN Committee of Experts on Public Administration
2014: John-Mary Kauzya, Chief of Public Administration Capacity Branch, Division for Public Administration and Development Management -Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
2013: Barbara Kudrycka, Minister of Science and Higher Education in the government of Poland.
2012: Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi, Director, Democratic Governance Group, Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP2011: Roger Wettenhall, University of Canberra, Australia and prof. Gabriel William, Outwardbound Sabah, Malaysia
2010: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil,
2009: Guido Bertucci, former Director of the Division of Public Administration and Development Management, United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs.