Whistleblower experts meet in The Hague; Whistleblowing issues heard at the Global Forum
May 25, SiriNelsonexecutive director of the National whistleblower center (NWC), and Mark Worth, WNN journalist and general manager of International denunciation and the European Center for Whistleblowers’ Rightsspoke about whistleblower rights in The Hague in the Netherlands.
Nelson and Worth met with The Hague & Partners and the Hague Convention Bureau, as well as members of the city government.
“The Hague has been so welcoming to NWC, and it’s amazing to see whistleblower rights being more included in human rights discussions and NWC being more active in the human rights community,” Nelson said. WNN.
Worth added: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate with the many human rights, rule of law and anti-corruption groups in The Hague. Sincere thanks to the Humanity Hub, the Hague Business Agency and the Municipality of The Hague for their assistance and teamwork in support of the whistleblower rights community.
On May 31, Nelson and Worth presented to the Global Justice Project World Justice Forum alongside a whistleblower lawyer Stephen Kohn of Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto. During the session, titled “Whistleblowing for Our Future: Innovations in Society’s Best Anti-Corruption Tool,” attendees engaged in a discussion on “harnessing whistleblowing to support their work.” The presenters also trained participants in “integrating whistleblowing strategies to enhance their anti-corruption and rule of law initiatives.”
I just completed a great workshop on #Alert launcher rights. We had participants from all over the world and the interest of our participants is a good sign for #whistleblowers around the world. Thanks @LeWJP for including us in #WorldJusticeForum. 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/HM1Pfqxqry
— National Whistleblower Center (@StopFraud) May 31, 2022
“The World Justice Project’s commitment to whistleblowers is inspiring,” Kohn said. “Participants in our program, from around the world, are at the forefront of fighting corruption and defending whistleblowers who are so at risk of upholding human rights.
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