The National: Central Bank of the UAE sets up whistleblowing channel to report misconduct

Central Bank of the UAE sets up whistleblowing channel to report misconduct This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The Central Bank of the UAE has set up a new whistleblowing portal allowing employees and other parties to report concerns about misconduct. The portal is "an encrypted channel that allows internal [...]

The Telegram: The whistleblower’s dilemma: to report or not?

The whistleblower's dilemma: to report or not? This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. JOHN'S, N.L. — If you’re thinking about blowing the whistle on wrongdoing in a public sector workplace, there is legislation to guide you, but it’s still a scary prospect. “I can tell you there is a fair amount [...]

The Hill Times: Opposition parties should force feds to strengthen whistleblower protections with private member’s bill, says watchdog

Opposition parties should force feds to strengthen whistleblower protections with private member’s bill, says watchdog This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. While the governing party bears much of the responsibility for the lack of movement on this issue, opposition parties, over the years, have not exhausted all avenues for pressuring [...]

THISDAY: Are Whistleblowing Laws Working?

Are Whistleblowing Laws Working? This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The International Bar Association has published a new report titled ‘Are Whistleblowing Laws Working?’ The report which is a Global Study of Whistleblower Protection Litigation, tracks the record of whistleblower laws in 38 countries, and provides an unprecedented effort to [...]

The Hill: The world abandoned COVID-19’s best antidote: Whistleblowers

The world abandoned COVID-19’s best antidote: Whistleblowers This op-ed was written by our Legal Director Tom Devine and Deputy International Director Samantha Feinstein and was originally published here. Dr. Wenliang Li is now a Chinese folk hero. In the winter months of 2019, before the deadly pandemic took hold across the world, Dr. Li spoke [...]

Shadowproof: Dissenter Weekly: Report Shows How Whistleblower Protection Laws Often Fail Whistleblowers – Globally

Dissenter Weekly: Report Shows How Whistleblower Protection Laws Often Fail Whistleblowers - Globally This episode features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In this edition of “Dissenter Weekly,” host and Shadowproof editor Kevin Gosztola highlights an important report from the Government Accountability Project and the International Bar Association on the state of whistleblower [...]

Law Society of Ireland Gazette: Remove economic barriers for whistleblowers – IBA

Remove economic barriers for whistleblowers – IBA This article features our Legal Director Tom Devine and was originally published here. The International Bar Association (IBA) has published a report that tracks the records of whistleblower laws in 38 countries, and probes the successes and shortcomings of these laws. Are Whistleblowing Laws Working? A Global Study of Whistleblower [...]

HuffPost Canada: Canada’s Whistleblower Law Ranks Dead Last In International Rankings

Canada's Whistleblower Law Ranks Dead Last In International Rankings This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. OTTAWA — Canada is at the bottom of an international ranking of countries with whistleblower protection, lagging behind Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Botswana. A report released Tuesday by the U.S.-based Government Accountability Project and the U.K.-based [...]

EURACTIV: We don’t want to be sued into silence

We don’t want to be sued into silence This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. One hot spring afternoon in Malta, a journalist drove up to her house to find a court marshall duct-taping hundreds of sheets of paper to her front gate. Her family’s two guard dogs were barking uncontrollably [...]