Bea Edwards, September 30, 2016
The legal counsel to the Staff Council at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIIPO) has written a strongly worded letter to all Ambassadors at the United Nations specialized agency, headquartered in Geneva. (link to letter here).
Bea Edwards, September 20, 2016
Staff, September 14, 2016
GAP has joined 33 organizations in signing a letter that endorses stronger congressional oversight of the intelligence community, including strengthening Congress’ capacity to engage with whistleblowers.
Bea Edwards, August 30, 2016
In the whistleblower world, we were discouraged to read the ruling the UN Appeals Tribunal (UNAT) released on August 24th in the case of Nguyen-Kropp & Postica vs. the Secretary General. The final decision in the case was, of course, communicated months ago, but the UNAT’s argument to support its ruling was new to us.
Bea Edwards, August 26, 2016
Last week, the Chairs of the General Assembly and the Coordinating Committee of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) delivered their assessment of a United Nations investigation to the WIPO Member States. It is awful.
Shanna Devine, August 25, 2016
Bea Edwards, August 23, 2016
In recent years, the Secretary of State has been obliged to report to the Appropriations Committees of the Congress on the implementation of best-practice whistleblower protections at the United Nations, its Funds, Programs, and Specialized Agencies.
Jabria Howington, August 15, 2016
“We know through painful experiences that truth will never come by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” –inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Adam Arnold and Anne Polansky, July 22, 2016
Read the full story here.
Bea Edwards, July 05, 2016
In partnership with the Federation of International Civil Servants' Associations (FICSA), of which the WIPO Staff Association is a member. FICSA is a federated group of staff associations/unions from organizations belonging to the United Nations common system.