grassroots activism

Fighting for the rights
of whistleblowers
across Europe –
every day

We will not rest until every European country has strong, loophole-free legal protections for people who report crime, corruption and public health threats

 
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Supporting Whistleblowers

We can help you report crime, corruption and public health threats

Our trained staff and partners can advise and support you through every step of making a disclosure – safely and confidentially – to help shield you from retaliation and make sure your disclosure is properly followed up

 
 
 
  Macedonian whistleblower Gjorgji Lazarevski receives the Free Speech Award

Macedonian whistleblower Gjorgji Lazarevski receives the Free Speech Award

Help for Whistleblowers

If you have reported a crime or public health threat, or if you are
considering making a report, we can help you assess your options
to maximize the impact of your disclosure and reduce your risks


  Whistleblower Wendy Addison rallies an audience in Amsterdam

Whistleblower Wendy Addison rallies an audience in Amsterdam

Help for Activists

We can help you launch campaigns to strengthen whistleblower rights, investigate whistleblower cases, build coalitions, achieve media coverage and raise funds


 
 
 
  Bulgarian investigative journalist Alexenia Dimitrova trains young writers

Bulgarian investigative journalist Alexenia Dimitrova trains young writers

Help for Journalists

We can help you investigate whistleblower cases, present compelling stories to the public, protect the identity of sensitive sources and mitigate your risks

 
  ECWR's Mark Worth with Czech Parliament Speaker Radek Vondráček

ECWR's Mark Worth with Czech Parliament Speaker Radek Vondráček

Help for Policy-Makers

We have assembled the largest library of whistleblower protection laws, standards and research – all available to help you craft policies that will work in real-life cases

 

reforms & solutions

Whistleblowing
as an engine for change and justice

"Giving the possibility to a whistleblower to disclose for the public interest is a strong democratic act and is a step closer to the end of impunity for massive financial crimes."

William Bourdon

(Photo: Joël Saget, AFP)

 
 
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Digging for the truth

Investigating whistleblower reports and complaints

We have an extensive Europe-wide network of professional journalists and researchers who are specially trained to get to the bottom of whistleblower cases and alert the public about crime and corruption

 
 
  Journalists and activists from throughout Europe meet to plan investigations and campaigns

Journalists and activists from throughout Europe meet to plan investigations and campaigns