DIRECTIVE 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law

CHAPTER I – SCOPE, DEFINITIONS AND CONDITIONS FOR PROTECTION Article 1. Purpose The purpose of this Directive 2019/1937 is to enhance the enforcement of Union law and policies in specific areas by laying down common minimum standards providing for a high level of protection of persons reporting breaches of Union law. Article 2. Material scope 1. This Directive […]

The whistleblowing directive

Whistleblowers play an essential role in exposing corruption and other wrongdoing that threatens public health and safety, financial integrity, human rights, the environment and the rule of law. By revealing such misdeeds, whistleblowers have helped save countless lives and billions in public funds. (Source: Transparency International) A new EU-wide directive could have a dramatic impact on the ability […]