Maison des Lanceurs d'alerte
Established 22nd of October, 2018, Maison des Lanceurs d'alerte is a civil society organization set up upon the initiative of 17 existing civil society organizations that are committed in working together to help individual whistleblowers on a daily basis, and advocate for the improvement of the legal protections for them. It is the first French NGO whose work is solely focused on defending, protecting and supporting individual Whistleblowers.
The Maison des Lanceurs d'alerte believes in the values of transparency, freedom of expression and ethics as means of achieving government and corporate accountability, improving the public's right to know on matters of general interest, and building an open and pluralistic democracy. In doing so, the Maison des Lanceurs d'alerte provides legal, psychological, technical, financial, media and social support of whistleblowers, so as to fit their unique needs. It also carries out advocacy work and strategic litigation, so as to amend whistleblower protection laws and make it more effective. Finally, the Maison des Lanceurs d'alerte provides training to all those who are tasked with advising whistleblowers and dealing with their reports, so that these personnel change their practices, and provide better services to those who blow the whistle.