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Making whistleblowing work for Europe

February 12, 2019

In an open letter 81 signing organisations urge the EU Council to adopt the Parliament’s position on reporting channels. The whistleblower protection directive is currently in trilogue. The signatories express serious concerns about the reporting channels regime in the Council and Commission positions in these negotiations.

Petitioning for a better whistleblower protection directive

February 5, 2019

A few weeks left to improve the whistleblower protection directive. Make your voice heard and sign the new petition for strong whistleblower protection!

What can the EU learn from Romania’s experience implementing whistleblower legislation?

January 29, 2019

The Romanian Presidency will play a key role is securing a robust whistleblower protection Directive, argues R. Nicolae, of Syene. He believes that Romania has a number of strengths which will support it leading the negotiations, as the whistleblower protection file moves from the Council to trilogue.

Will the EU whistleblower directive prohibit the obstruction of justice?

January 24, 2019

According to the Legal Counsel of the Danske Bank Whistleblower, S. Kohn, the Howard Wilkinson case clearly demonstrates that the EU Whistleblower Directive urgently needs to be revised to protect the right to report directly to law enforcement agencies and regulatory authorities.

The Duty Speech Loophole: how the EU Whistleblower Directive could backfire against its own objectives

January 21, 2019

Tom Devine, Legal Director of GAP explains why a series of technical contradictions within the EU draft directive need to be resolved, or the legislation could backfire and actually work against whistleblowers.

Legal issues must not derail whistleblower protection law

January 9, 2019

Council legal opinion must not be used to delay completion of whistleblower protection legislation

The European Council must ensure EU delivers on its promise to whistleblowers

December 18, 2018

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Rozière MEP speaking at EBU event

Rozière positions whistleblower protection law as response to public concerns

November 28, 2018

European institutions have been seen as being too close to lobbyists and vested interests. It would be a real shame if member states’ representatives were now seen as acting against public concerns, in resisting a whistleblower protection law which encourages the reporting of crime and wrongdoing, said Virginie Rozière MEP.

Danske Bank whistleblower testifies at European Parliament

November 26, 2018

The now famous Danske Bank Whistleblower, Howard Wilkinson, testified before the TAX3 European Parliament Committee last week.

European Parliament takes stand on stronger whistleblower directive

November 22, 2018

The WhistleblowerProtection.EU platform is celebrating a job well done, after the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament passed a strengthened whistleblower protection directive, on the 20th of November.