For a number of years now, the Stefan Batory Foundation has focused on the importance of strengthening the role and legal protection of whistleblowers as part of its Public Integrity Programme. The Foundation monitors and analyses issues and events that affect the integrity of public life; puts forward proposals and makes recommendations to improve standards in public life and to curb corruption; and takes measures to develop, disseminate and implement solutions which comply with the standard of good governance and accountable government. In its activities, the Foundation cooperates with other organizations and institutions both in Poland and internationally.
Stefan Batory Foundation is an independent private Polish foundation established in 1988 by George Soros, an American financier and philanthropist, and a group of Polish democratic opposition leaders of 1980s. Its mission is to build an open, democratic society – a society of people aware of their rights and responsibilities, who are actively involved in the life of their local community, country and international society.