The 2019-2020 ICN-WBG Competition Advocacy Contest

Competition as a tool to reap the benefits and mitigate the costs of the new economy: Jobs, industry and data

For more information on the contest, visit the World Bank Group’s contest webpage.


Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Winners!

Theme 1: Unleashing competition for more and better jobs

Awarded authorities:

U.S. Federal Trade Commission (Winner)

U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division (Winner)

Theme 2 – Aligning industrial policies with competition principles

Awarded authorities:

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australia (Winner)

Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (SIC), Colombia (HM)

Federal Antimonopoly Services (FAS), Russia (HM)

Theme 3 – Promoting pro-competition data regulation

Awarded authorities:

Portuguese Competition Authority (Adc) (Winner)

Theme 4 – Boosting policy effectiveness through better coordination between enforcement and advocacy

Awarded authorities:

Hong Kong Competition Commission (Winner)

Competition Commission, Mauritius (HM)

Federal Economic Competition Commission (COFECE), Mexico (HM)

Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Zambia (HM)