For over three years now, the whistleblower directive has been at the heart of Eurocadres’ activities. During the General Assembly in Lisbon, Eurocadres’ members adopted a resolution its demanding that the existing flaws of the directive should be fixed on national level.
Together with Transparency International EU & Whistleblowing International Network, Eurocadres is organising a civil society event in Strasbourg on 17 April.
Late last night the Council of the EU, the European Parliament and the European Commission reached a provisional agreement on the whistleblower protection directive.
The petition of Eurocadres and WeMove.EU which had gathered over 100,000 signatures was handed over in preparation of one of the last trilogue negotiations on the whistleblower protection directive.
Eurocadres will offer its member organisations a number of training seminars on the issue of whistleblower protection which will take place this year and beginning of 2020.
Sign the new petition for a strong whistleblower protection direction. Eurocadres is teaming up with WeMove.EU to demand improvements in the directive.
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.
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.