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Whistleblowers in the Western Hemisphere

Anonymity, Anti-Retaliation, Awards: Whistleblower Rights for Transnational Cooperation in the Western Hemisphere

NWC offers seminars to Civil Society organizations and government throughout the America’s to help officials to understand the value of whistleblowing and the tenets of whistleblower best practices with a view to capacity development.

This series of seminars creates a venue for learning and collaboration around including whistleblower protections into democracy, good governance and rule of law, sustainability, and resiliency building and raising awareness about the availability of international U.S. laws and programs combatting financial corruption and environmental crimes.

National Whistleblower Center actively participated in the sub-working groups leading to the IX Summit Civil Society Forum and the Dialogue between Civil Society, Social Actors and High-Level Government Representatives in Los Angeles and presenting and presents this project as part the Summit’s CSO Initiative Fair.

Seminar topics include:

  • US Whistleblower Laws, and how they can be used worldwide.

  • Best Practices for Whistleblower Protections

  • Understanding Whistleblowing in a Human Rights Context

NWC has participated or been cited in:

  • Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge (Grand Prize Winner)

  • United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Coalition comment to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment 2022 report

  • UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders 2022 report

  • IUCN Congress adoption of commitments to Environmental Whistleblower Protections

NWC brings unique legal expertise on how whistleblowers can be successfully utilized by any country to advance their enforcement efforts and safeguard government spending and democratic governance and sustainable development and is eager to work with you to implement successful whistleblower programs that protect us all. You can reach NWC at to set up an Anonymity, Anti-Retaliation, Awards seminar.


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