Pakistan – human rights defenders & whistle-blowers

CHAPTER 3: National Action Plan Priority Areas and Proposed Actions

3.2. NAP Priority Areas

3.2.1. Financial Transparency, Corruption and Human Rights Standards in Public Procurement Contracts

Proposed Actions

  • Federal (page 18)

‘9. Pass the Whistleblower Protection and Vigilance Commission Bill 2019 to ensure protection of whistle-blowers disclosing information related to financial discrepancies and corruption.

Performance indicator(s): Enactment of the Whistleblower Bill

UN Guiding Principle(s): 1, 3

Relevant SDG(s): Goal 16 – Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions’

This information is also covered under Appendix 1: Implementation Plan, Proposed Action 9 designating the Ministry of Human Rights and the Ministry of Law and Justice as Leading Entities (page 46).