27-28 SEPTEMBER 2016

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The 2016 Africa Pension Awards

7/15/2016 11:18:55 PM

Start your entry today for the Africa Pension Awards. The Award Ceremony, which would hold on 27 September 2016, to herald the opening of the 3rd World Pension Summit ‘Africa Special’ at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria, is intended to create the much needed setting for African countries to showcase innovations and developments in the African pension and social security space.

African countries have for long lacked the platform on which to showcase their achievements in several spheres of the global social economy, including pensions.  This has often led to the wrong impression that Africans lack innovation and commitment to excellence. As part of efforts to address this anomaly, the ‘Africa Pensions Awards’ has been introduced to stimulate innovative practices in the administration of pension and social amongst African countries by recognizing excellence, achievements and commitment to the development of pensions and social security in Africa.

The Award Ceremony, which would hold on 27 September 2016, to herald the opening of the 3rd World Pension Summit ‘Africa Special’ at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria, is intended to create the much needed setting for African countries to showcase innovations and developments in the African pension and social security space. It is indeed, an opportunity for African countries to benchmark their achievements and also foster positive local and global perception of the African Continent.

Contest for the Africa Pension Awards 2016 is open to both Regulators and Operators (i.e. Pension/Provident Fund Managers) who have deployed innovative ideas to record significant achievements in their delivery of pension and/or social benefits.  

The Africa Pension Awards 2016 will focus on the following five (5) Award Categories:
i) Innovation in Corporate Governance
ii) Deployment of Innovative Practices to Facilitate Wide Coverage and Inclusion
iii) Socio-Economic Impact of the Pension or Social Security System
iv) Innovation in Risk Management
v) Innovations on Information, Communication and Technology Platforms for Improved Customer Service Delivery

How to Submit Entries:
- Download and Read the Framework for the Africa Pension Awards 2016
- Download the Africa Pension Awards 2016 Entry Questionnaire in electronic form
- Carefully complete Africa Pension Awards 2016 Entry Questionnaire in electronic form
- Email the completed Questionnaire to geusoro@pencom.gov.ng
- Ensure your Entry is emailed latest by 30th August 2016

Download Africa Pension Awards 2016 Entry Questionnaire (Word)
Download Africa Pension Awards 2016 Guidelines for Submission (PDF)

Please Note: If contesting for multiple Award Categories, you must submit multiple Entries by completing one (1) Entry Questionnaire for each of the Award Categories.

Receiving the Award
Successful Entries will be announced during the Africa Pension Awards Ceremony (the Ceremony) holding at the Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria on 27th September 2016. Awardees will be presented with their Awards during the Ceremony. All Entrants are expected to attend the Ceremony.

Visit the Africa Pension Award webpage

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