Stand Up For Truth
London – Oslo – Stockholm – Berlin speaking tour
Thursday, 4 June & Friday, 5 June -- Stockholm
Round table discussion in the Swedish Parliament with parliamentarians from 5 parties, lawyers, and journalists. By special invitation only. The discussion will focus on the ongoing process within the Council of Europe on strengthening the protection for whistle blowers (report available online: http://website-pace.net/documents/10643/1127812/PRESSajdoc0201510032015.pdf/7fa0a0e1-08a1-47c0-9028-9d8f1558eced).
Arranged by The Right Livelihood Award Foundation (www.righlivelihood.org) and the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation together with the support organisation in the Swedish Parliament for the Right Livelihood Award (often called the 'Alternative Nobel Prize').
Public breakfast meeting arranged by Civil Rights Defenders and Swedish PEN
Civil Rights Defenders and Svenska PEN invites you to a seminar where Thomas Drake, Daniel Ellsberg, and Jesselyn Radack will talk about the importance of whistle blowers, how they are treated and what states and the international community need to do to improve their protection.
The seminar will be moderated by Ola Larsmo, chair Svenska PEN.
More information about the event and registration:
The whistle blowers will also have a meeting at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Human Rights Department as well as other smaller meetings.