Sven Giegold
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whistleblower protection

Trialogue agreement: breakthrough for whistleblower protection

An agreement on European whistleblower protection has just been reached midnight in the trialogue between the European Parliament, Commission and Council. Many years of Green campaigning for the protection of whistleblowers end in success. The German and French governments…
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Whistleblower: Blockade by German and French governments loses supporters

Last night a trilogue meeting of the European Parliament, the EU Commission and the Council failed to reach the hoped-for agreement on European minimum protection for whistleblowers. The Council continued to insist on the obligation for whistleblowers to report…
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Victory for the protection of whistleblowers

Whistleblowers should be better protected in the future. The European Commission presented its draft directive today. It takes up key demands of the Greens/EFA Group, which took the initiative for better protection of whistleblowers against the background of the…
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LuxLeaks appeal: Heroes are made criminals

This Wednesday, the court in Luxembourg announced its final verdict in the trial against the whistleblower Antoine Deltour and the co-defendants Raphael Halet and Edouard Perrin. In June 2016, the journalist Edouard Perrin was released from all charges against…
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Protection for Whistleblowers: Send the EU Commission your opinion!

Dear friends, Last Friday, the EU Commission finally launched a public consultation on possible legislation to protect whistleblowers in Europe. The Greens/EFA Group has been respectively calling for a directive for months. Our proposal for a directive can be found…
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