klokkenluider / klokkenluidersysteem

English translation: whistleblower / whistleblower system

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Dutch term or phrase:klokkenluider / klokkenluidersysteem
English translation:whistleblower / whistleblower system
Entered by: Alexander Schleber

08:06 Apr 27, 2005
Dutch to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Business/Commerce (general) / Corporate Governance
Dutch term or phrase: klokkenluider / klokkenluidersysteem
"Deze toetsing heeft er onder meer in geresulteerd dat verschillende principes en verantwoordelijkheden, al dan niet direct volgend uit de Code, nader schriftelijk zullen worden vastgelegd in het directiereglement respectievelijk een reglement voor de Raad van Commissarissen en dat een klokkenluidersregeling wordt geformaliseerd."
Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 07:28
whistleblower / whistleblower system
Explanation:
if I've got the context right that is - type of system whereby anonymous complaints can be made by employees?

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-04-27 08:15:28 GMT)
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Can be spelt as one or two words and even hyphenated, it seems -

Doesn\'t have to be in the employer-employee context - can cover any situation where an anonymous system is set up for people, normally fearing reprisal otherwise, can lay compliants, bring matters to attention of the authorities etc

whistleblower

n. one who discloses the illegal or immoral acts of another person, informer

• whistle blower

one who reveals a wrongdoing or informs authorities about a misconduct, one who discloses the illegal or immoral acts of another person, informer
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Portugal
Local time: 06:28
Grading comment
Thanks a lot Debs.
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whistleblower / whistleblower system


Explanation:
if I've got the context right that is - type of system whereby anonymous complaints can be made by employees?

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Note added at 8 mins (2005-04-27 08:15:28 GMT)
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Can be spelt as one or two words and even hyphenated, it seems -

Doesn\'t have to be in the employer-employee context - can cover any situation where an anonymous system is set up for people, normally fearing reprisal otherwise, can lay compliants, bring matters to attention of the authorities etc

whistleblower

n. one who discloses the illegal or immoral acts of another person, informer

• whistle blower

one who reveals a wrongdoing or informs authorities about a misconduct, one who discloses the illegal or immoral acts of another person, informer

Lawyer-Linguist
Portugal
Local time: 06:28
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 70
Grading comment
Thanks a lot Debs.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Iris70
0 min
  -> thanks Iris!

agree  Siobhan Schoonhoff-Reilly: whistle blower - an informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it; "the law gives little protection to whistleblowers who feel the public has a right to know what is going on"; "the whistleblower was fired for exposing
4 mins
  -> thanks Siobhan

agree  Lucy Simpson: Just found a google hit where the same person is described as a klokkenluider in Dutch and whistleblower in English, so definitely agree :)
34 mins
  -> thanks Lucy.....:-)

agree  Anjo Sterringa
43 mins
  -> thanks Anjo!
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