Objective 1: Identification and exposure of stolen assets – II

Method of engagement

Enabling safe whistleblowing in relation to asset recovery cases.

Possible actions

  • Act as a spokesperson for/represent/facilitate the reporting by whistleblowers.
  • Raise public awareness through media and other communication channels when a whistleblower is, or is at risk of being, mistreated/his protections are not being respected.
  • Provide advice to potential whistleblowers about risks and available protections.

Best practices

  • Ensure you are familiar with the relevant legal framework on the protection rights guaranteed to whistleblowers.
  • Verify the information provided by whistleblowers as best possible.
  • Establish a network of knowledgeable and trusted lawyers who can provide (pro bono) legal assistance to potential whistleblowers.

Resources

CSO examples



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