The International Competition Network (ICN) and the World Bank Group launched the 2019 – 2020 Competition Advocacy Contest. This yearly contest aims to highlight the key role competition agencies, sector regulators and other governmental bodies or non-governmental organizations play in promoting competition by showcasing their advocacy success stories. The title for this year was “Competition as a tool to reap the benefits and mitigate the costs of the new economy: Jobs, industry and data” and the Competition Commission obtained the ‘Honourable Mention’ award under the theme “Boosting policy effectiveness through better coordination between enforcement and advocacy”, along with three other competition agencies, namely the Hong Kong Competition Commission (Winner), the Mexico Federal Economic Competition Commission (Honourable Mention), and the Zambia Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, (Honourable Mention).

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