Policy on the protection of whistleblowers and witnesses

Adopted by decision B.BM-2018/21. Sets out the general principles, protections and remedies for whistleblowers and witnesses, procedural safeguards, monitoring and reporting guidelines.

Cover date 21 December 2018
Document type Policies, strategies, and guidelines
Theme Integrity
Table of contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Purpose
  3. Definitions
  4. Scope and applicability
  5. General principles
  6. Reporting and investigation of suspected wrongdoing
  7. Reporting and investigation of retaliation
  8. Cooperation with investigations
  9. Protections and remedies for whistleblowers and witnesses
  10. External reporting
  11. Procedural safeguards
  12. Communication, capacity building, and cooperation
  13. Policy administration, monitoring, reporting, and review
  14. Effective date