Bond Awards winners 2015

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Bond International Development Awards 2015

Much of the outstanding work of the development sector goes unrecognised and unnoticed. The Bond International Development Awards provide one way of bringing these hidden stories to public attention by showcasing and surfacing heartening projects from the realms of international aid and development – stories which truly inspire.

In 2015 we received over 40 inspiring applications. The four winners were selected by a high profile panel of judges and announced by our guest presenters Jon Snow and Darshna Soni.

We would like to thank all those who put forward entries for the awards and also give special thanks you for our sponsors: Clements Worldwide, Diversity Travel and the Co-operative Bank.

Bond Awards audience 2015

Positive Collaboration Award

The Positive Collaboration Award entries demonstrate effective relationships and collaborations within and across sectors and disciplines. Last year’s winner is Conciliation Resources for the Trading for Peace Initiative. Since 2009, Conciliation Resources have been working in partnership with local Kashmiri communities building a sustainable trade process and creating practical initiatives for peace in the area.

Conciliation Resources take a selfie after winning a Bond Award

Innovation Award

The Innovation Award entries showcase members taking innovative approaches as they chart a course through a complex and changing external environment. Last year’s winner was The Open University, honoured their work on the TESS-India (Teacher Education through School-based Support) education project.

Bond Awards 2015

Inspiring Campaign Award

The Inspiring Campaign Award entries recognise members who are designing and delivering inspiring public campaigns. Last year’s award went to ActionAid for their tax justice campaign. ActionAid have been campaigning for tax justice, building public support in their Towns Against Tax Dodging campaign and working collaboratively with other organisations to call for a Tax Dodging Bill.

Bond Awards 2015

Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award entries recognise the unacknowledged heroes working in the humanitarian field. Last year’s award honoured Maseray Kamara and the SMART Alliance Safe and Dignified Burial Teams. On behalf of the SMART Alliance (CRS, CAFOD, World Vision) World Vision nominated the 803 burial team members for the 2015 Bond International Humanitarian Award.

Jon Snow at the Bond Awards 2015

Photographs from the night

Have a browse through our photographs from the night, and help yourself to any that help you promote the fantastic work of your organisation.

We also created a Storify of the evening.