The vote on Tuesday (20 November) by the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee (JURI), is primarily a cause for celebration for all European’s who wish for a more transparent and open Europe.
Those who report corruption, criminal acts and breaches of public trust must be protected, writes Martin Jefflén, who calls for lowering the barriers when it comes to reporting wrongdoing in the corporate sphere.
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) published an Opinion about the proposed directive on whistleblower protection, stating that it could increase the legal rights of whistleblowers in all Member States.
The Danske Bank whistleblower, Howard Wilkinson, who revealed suspected money laundering at the Danish bank, has been invited to speak at the European Parliament’s special Committee on financial crimes, tax evasion and tax avoidance.
Newsletter Press lunch 15 May 9.5.2018Whistleblowing A civil society response to the whistleblower protection directive. On 23 April the Commission introduced its directive proposal on whistleblower protection. Our platform, WhistleblowerProtection.EU, was…
The European Commission has released its directive proposal on whistleblower protection. Eurocadres’ efforts finally pay off.
Newsletter High hopes for whistleblower protection directive 20.4.2018Whistleblowing On Monday 23 April at 12.00 the Commission will introduce its directive proposal on whistleblower protection at a press conference with Vice-President…
With just over one week left until the foreseen publication of a legislative proposal from the European Commission on whistleblower protection, Eurocadres publishes a report making the case for a strong EU legislation.
Today the Court of Cassation in Luxembourg has cancelled the previous verdict of the famous whistleblower Antoine Deltour. This means that a new appeal trial will have to take place.
On 5 December an action demanding EU-wide whistleblower protection took place outside of Berlaymont, the main European Commission building.
In the Tripartite Social Summit on 16 November 2017 Eurocadres stressed just transition and criticised the lack of whistleblower protection.
On 14 November (2017) WhistleblowerProtection.EU, a platform which Eurocadres initiated in October 2016, met with Tiina Astola – Director General of DG JUST. The signatures of the petition and a list of the organisations participating in the platform were handed over.
Protecting whistleblowers helps to encourage a culture of transparency and accountability for public and private institutions. As professionals and managers are those who are most likely to come in contact with information which needs to be disclosed, they are fighting in the first line.
The own-initiative report on the legitimate measures to protect whistleblowers acting in the public interest by Virginie Rozière was voted through in the European Parliament today by 399 votes for and 101 against. This is a strong political message that Europe needs whistleblower protection.
The report picks out those countries that have some sort of whistleblower protection in place – and the findings are remarkable. The report highlights that corruption costs approximately 120 billion euros per year in the EU! Of that sum, 5.3 billion is related to corruption in public procurement.
Show your support for whistleblower protection. Take a few minutes to respond to the public consultation of the European Commission.
On the afternoon of Wednesday 15 March the verdict from the LuxLeaks trial, following the appeal, was released. Once again a good deed was punished. The verdict is a strong signal that EU needs a strong whistleblower protection. We
An own-initiative report by MEP Dennis de Jong (GUE/NGL) on the role of whistleblowers in the protection of EU’s financial interests was voted through with a clear majority in the European Parliament.
Eurocadres is in favour of a directive on whistleblower protection. To fight corruption and other unlawful acts there should be a safe way to report wrongdoings.
On new years eve the consultation of the European Commission on the European pillar of Social rights ends. Eurocadres has signed up on the campaign headed by ETUC to put Social Rights First! Sign your support for a social Europe on www.socialrightsfirst.eu.