Whistleblowing International Network (WIN)

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WIN connects and strengthens civil society organisations that defend and support whistleblowers.

The Network provides counsel, tools and expertise needed by those working in their countries to address corruption, waste, fraud, abuse, illegality and threats to the public interest.


WIN’s mission is to strengthen civil society capacity to protect public interest whistleblowers worldwide and ensure this expertise and learning serves the greater good more effectively.

Modes of action

  • networking of actors
  • advocacy, lobbying, influence strategy
  • expertise
  • legal action
  • media actions: pamphlet, opinion paper, campaign
  • meetings, exchanges, assemblies

Thematic areas

  • law and justice
  • democracy
  • responsibility
  • information
  • tools & methods
  • governance
  • ethics