Global Witness

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According to its "About Us" description:

Global Witness exposes the corrupt exploitation of natural resources and international trade systems, to drive campaigns that end impunity, resource-linked conflict, and human rights and environmental abuses.

In the news

In Feb. 2007, Dr. Sarah Wykes, a Global Witness researcher, was imprisoned in Angola accused of involvement in spying.

Funding Sources

"Global Witness does not accept funding from any individual, company or organisation that has disregarded the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the course of their business, or that is involved in the extractives, timber or arms industries. We encourage donations from individuals, companies and organisations that have an ethical giving or ethical trading policy." [1]

Trusts and foundations

Development organizations


Corporate donors




Global Witness
PO Box 6042
London N19 5WP
T +44(0)20 7272 6731
F +44(0)20 7272 9425

US office

Global Witness
8th Floor, 1120 19th Street West
Washington DC 20036
T+1 (202) 7215670
F+1 (202) 5300128


  1. ^ Global Witness Website Funders