Tokenhell: World Bank Does Not Want Any Part In BTC Revolution of El Salvador

World Bank Does Not Want Any Part In BTC Revolution Of El Salvador This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. In recent news, the World Bank has now refused to take part in the so-called ‘Bitcoin (BTC) revolution’ currently being spearheaded by El Salvador following President Bukele’s decision to legalise the [...]

CRYPTOSLATE: World Bank wants no part in El Salvador’s Bitcoin revolution

World Bank wants no part in El Salvador’s Bitcoin revolution This article features Government Accountability Project and was originally published here. The World Bank has refused to assist El Salvador with integrating Bitcoin into its financial infrastructure, a report on Reuters said today. The Central American country made history last week as it passed a bill making Bitcoin legal tender. [...]

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 [...]

Open Letter to #WHA74: Support COVID-19 whistleblower Dr. Zambon

Ms. Dasho Dechen Wangmo President of the World Health Assembly 26 May 2021 Dear Ms. Dechen Wangmo and members of the World Health Assembly, As the Seventy-Fourth World Health Assembly dedicated to building a healthier, safer and fairer world is held this week, the Whistleblowing International Network, Transparency International, and the Government Accountability Project, with [...]

2021-05-27T10:23:57-04:00May 27th, 2021|International, Letter|

Letter from NGOs to Secretary Blinken to Assist Haitian Government in Fighting Corruption

May 4, 2021 Antony J. Blinken U.S. Secretary of State 2201 C St NW Washington, DC 20520 Dear Mr. Secretary, Recent violent protests in Port-au-Prince underscore the Haitian people’s acute frustration with weak democratic governance, systemic corruption and the severe poverty that results from the avarice of government officials. The most glaring example of this [...]

2021-05-05T16:41:40-04:00May 5th, 2021|International, Letter|

Defense One: Today’s D Brief: Biden on US leadership; China’s space station; Air Force One, delayed; Cost estimate jumps on interceptor; And a bit more.

Today's D Brief: Biden on US leadership; China’s space station; Air Force One, delayed; Cost estimate jumps on interceptor; And a bit more. This article features our Investigator Zack Kopplin and was originally published here. “American leadership means ending the forever war in Afghanistan,” President Joe Biden said in his first State of the Union address Wednesday evening, [...]

Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project: How Afghanistan’s President Helped His Brother Secure Lucrative Mining Deals with a U.S. Contractor

How Afghanistan’s President Helped His Brother Secure Lucrative Mining Deals with a U.S. Contractor This article was written by our Investigator Zack Kopplin and was originally published here.  Afghanistan’s crags and valleys hold at least a trillion dollars’ worth of minerals, first mapped by Soviet geologists in the 1970s. Local warlords and foreign powers have [...]

Open Letter to President Tshisekedi: Nullify death sentence of Congolese whistleblowers

President Tshisekedi Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday 25 March, 2021 WIN and UNIS and 50 supporters from around the world unequivocally condemn the abhorrent judgement issued by the Gombe Tribunal (Kinshasa) against two former auditors of the Afriland First Bank sentencing them to death for blowing the whistle. We write to President Tshisekedi to urgently [...]

2021-03-29T13:44:50-04:00March 25th, 2021|International, Letter|

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 [...]