Taiwan – Human rights defenders and whistle-blowers

V. Access to remedy

C. Actions planned

  • Push for the passage of whistleblower protection mechanisms (page 21)

‘Besides continuing to improve remedy systems and encouraging businesses to establish internal grievance mechanisms, the Taiwan government, in order to get people to make increased use of remedies and grievance channels, will also: (a) push for the passage of whistleblower protection legislation; (b) provide encouragement and protections to those who have the courage to reveal human rights abuses; and (c) strengthen protections for whistleblowers’ privacy, personal safety, and right to work.’

This information is also covered under Appendix 4: Overview of the implementation of the state duty to protect and the access to remedy, Access to remedy, UNGP31, Actions planned (page 61).