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EU Whistleblower Directive Transposition Essentials for Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom
May 12, 2020

EU Whistleblower Directive Transposition Essentials for Freedom of Expression and Media Freedom

WIN, in conjunction with the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and Free Press Unlimited (FPU) have created a transposition essentials fact sheet for freedom of expression and media freedom during the transposition of the EU Whistleblower Directive 2019/1937.    Legal uncertainty silences whistleblowers. It is...

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The Maison des Lanceurs d'Alerte: For today's crisis and tomorrow’s, it is urgent to give whistleblowers more than a promise of protection!
May 08, 2020

The Maison des Lanceurs d'Alerte: For today's crisis and tomorrow’s, it is urgent to give whistleblowers more than a promise of protection!

The Maison des Lanceurs d'Alerte, a member of WIN, publishes a coalition statement signed by 61 personalities & organisations in France. The article, featured in the French newspaper, Libération details how the COVID-19 pandemic once again demonstrates the desperately needed legal protections for whistleblowers to protect the...

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COVID-19 - Whistleblowing Protection essential to fight against Corruption during Pandemic
April 28, 2020

COVID-19 - Whistleblowing Protection essential to fight against Corruption during Pandemic

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) acknowledges the crucial role of whistleblowers in managing the increased risk of corruption during the COVID-19 Pandemic.   In newly published Guidance - “Corruption Risks and Useful Legal References in the context of COVID-19” - the...

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Call for Papers on the Heroism of Whistleblowers
April 28, 2020

Call for Papers on the Heroism of Whistleblowers

Acknowledging that for over a decade, the academic literature from law to psychology, has described whistleblowing as 'altruistic heroism', the publication Heroism Science have issued a call for papers for a special issue entitled “The Heroism of Whistleblowers.” Heroism science is a peer...

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PRESS RELEASE: WHISTLEBLOWERS ARE GOOD FOR OUR HEALTH
April 06, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: WHISTLEBLOWERS ARE GOOD FOR OUR HEALTH

As the coronavirus pandemic has spread around the world and governments scramble to respond, the whistleblower protection community has seen a rise in retaliation against individuals, particularly those on the front lines of healthcare, who are alerting the public to specific risks the population, and those caring for patients, are...

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