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Committing to Effective Whistleblower Protection, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Abstract
Whistleblower protection is essential for safeguarding the public interest, for promoting a culture of accountability and integrity in both public and private institutions, and for encouraging the reporting of misconduct, fraud and corruption wherever it occurs. While many countries are increasingly developing legal frameworks to protect whistleblowers, more can be done to mainstream integrity and promote open organisational cultures. This report analyses whistleblower protection frameworks in OECD countries, identifies areas for reform and proposes next steps to strengthen effective and comprehensive whistleblower protection laws in both the public and private sectors
Table Of Contents
Acronyms and abbreviations -- Foreword and Acknowledgements -- Public sector whistleblower protection laws in OECD countries -- Ireland -- Chile -- Overview of global standards for whistleblower protection -- Executive summary -- Canada -- Whistleblower protection in the private sector -- Language, culture and raising awareness to encourage whistleblowing in the public sector -- United States of America -- Switzerland -- Public sector whistleblower protection in practice: to disclose, or not to disclose -- Belgium (Flanders) -- Whistleblower protection provisions in the 41 Parties to the Anti-Bribery Convention
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (216 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9789264252639

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