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XXVIIth World Road Congress
Proceedings of the Congress

PIARC Prizes 2023

PIARC Prizes 2023 objectives

PIARC Prizes 2023 have the following objectives: 

  • encourage innovation,
  • recognize professional competence,
  • highlight topics of particular interest,
  • promote the interests of developing countries,
  • stimulate long-term reflection on the future of transport systems

The Prizes

The Prizes were awarded among the best papers submitted in response to the international call for papers for the Congress. Each Prize received funding from a PIARC member who had volunteered to provide financial support.

  • Young professionals (under 35 years of age) - Canada-Québec
  • Authors from LMICs (low and lower-middle income countries) – Japan Road Association
  • Road design, construction, maintenance, and operation - Germany
  • Road Safety - USA
  • Climate Change and Resilience - Australia and New Zealand (Austroads)
  • Sustainable mobility - Spain
  • Best innovation - Belgium
  • Organisation and Administration – South Korea

>> Discover the partners' messages and the winners' interview in video <<

The International Jury

The International Jury is chaired by PIARC’s Communications Commission. Its members represent the financial partners of the Prizes, PIARC’s Strategic Planning Commission and the General Secretariat.

The Prizes were presented at the opening ceremony on Monday, October 2.

All winning articles were presented during one of the Congress sessions.

The December issue of PIARC’s Routes/Roads magazine was devoted to the winning articles.