Annegret Falter

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Annegret Falter

Annegret Falter works as an author, lecturer and consultant to whistleblowers and organizations in Berlin. She is chairperson of the non-profit Whistleblower-Network. Before that, she worked as managing director of the Association of German Scientists (VDW).1999-2014 she was co-founder and member of the jury of the German Whistleblower Award donated by the VDW and by the lawyers‘ association IALANA. Among the winners are Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden (2013).

Falter has written and edited numerous publications about whistleblower cases and about issues concerning the political and social impact of whistleblowing. She sees and analyses whistleblowing in the context of the public interest and Human Rights, namely of freedom of expression and information.

She is a member of the German Science Journalists Association (WPK), a trustee of the charity WIN (Whistleblowing International Network) and member of the IALANA advisory board.