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38. James Wasserstrom on being the first UN whistleblower

38. James Wasserstrom on being the first UN whistleblower

Update: 2020-09-21
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This week on podcast world-famous UN whistleblower James Wasserstrom (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Wasserstrom). His case made the headlines around the world (see links in coverage).
Brought in to investigate corruption in Kosovo, James soon received hints that some UN officials themselves were involved in corruption.
Learn all about the retaliation against James, including death threats, illegal searches, and smear campaigns.

James offers his views on how the UN reacted to the case and indicates whether, in hindsight, he would blow the whistle again. The interview continues on how James’ own experience as a whistleblower has inspired him to found the integrity sanctuary.

International Coverage:
Economist:
https://www.economist.com/international/2012/06/30/united-notions

NY Times:
https://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/17/world/17nations.html?_r=1&pagewanted=all

Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-un-kosovo-whistleblower-idUSBRE92J1EY20130320

Süddeutsche Zeitung: https://www.sueddeutsche.de/politik/whistleblower-in-der-un-gefaehrlicher-mut-eines-diplomaten-1.1631909

The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2012/jun/27/un-tribunal-whistleblower-james-wasserstrom

Foreign Policy:
https://foreignpolicy.com/2013/03/19/u-n-whistleblower-expose-corruption-at-your-own-peril/

Al Jazeera:
https://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/thestream/2015/05/24740-200325231848342.html

Le Figaro:
https://www.lefigaro.fr/international/2013/04/11/01003-20130411ARTFIG00649-l-onu-accusee-d-etouffer-les-scandales.php
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38. James Wasserstrom on being the first UN whistleblower

38. James Wasserstrom on being the first UN whistleblower

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