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Whistleblowers

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Sign the petition to protect whistleblowers in the EU!

14 February 2019

We’ve been fighting for years to gain strong protections for whistleblowers in the EU. After long and persistent campaigning, together let’s tell the EU to secure strong protections for whistleblowers. Sign the petition!

Making whistleblowing work for Europe

12 February 2019

The EU is poised to adopt a new directive to protect whistleblowers across Europe. This could have a dramatic impact on the capacity and ability of whistleblowing to work in all our interests. We know that protecting those who speak up in the public interest saves lives, protects our environment, reveals and stops corruption, and stems the huge financial losses to business and governments that result from failures to address wrongdoing.

#TruthNeedsFriends Campaign to protect whistleblowers

06 February 2019

In anticipation of a European Directive on the Protection on Whistleblowers, the The Greens/European Free Alliance has organised a campaign to ensure that the Ministers of Justice and Permanent Representatives of European nations in Brussels ask for strong whistleblower protection. The #TruthNeedsFriends campaign seeks to motivate people to stand up to the bullies of the adult world who seek to hide the truth.

Norwegian affiliate press charges against private health company

21 August 2018
Mette Nord, President of Fagforbundet.

"This is a very serious matter, where a large and professional private health company has taken advantage of our members," says Mette Nord, President of Fagforbundet.

UN Working Group takes key step towards binding international treaty on Business and Human Rights

24 July 2018

After over a decade of advocacy efforts from civil society and unions, the UN Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations and other Business Enterprises with respect to Human Rights (OEIGWG), has made available a draft binding instrument on business and human rights.

PSI General Secretary addresses the ILC Plenary

04 June 2018

The commitment of trade union members to build a better world is stronger than ever; as greater than ever are inequality and injustice, said PSI Secretary General, Rosa Pavanelli, when she addressed the Plenary of the International Labour Conference in Geneva.

Anti-corruption day 9 December: Protection of whistleblowers is key to fighting corruption

09 December 2016

The UN estimates that US$ 1 trillion is paid in bribes per year, while more than twice that amount – US$ 2.6 trillion – is stolen annually through corruption. This in turn corresponds to more than 5 per cent of global GDP. Whistleblowing is a key tool to detect fraud and wrongdoing – whistleblower protection can facilitate workers’ effectiveness of stopping wrongdoing at an early stage through voicing their concern before scandals erupt and stakeholders incur huge damage. A new PSI report addresses this issue.

#TruthNeedsFriends Campaign to protect whistleblowers

06 February 2019

In anticipation of a European Directive on the Protection on Whistleblowers, the The Greens/European Free Alliance has organised a campaign to ensure that the Ministers of Justice and Permanent Representatives of European nations in Brussels ask for strong whistleblower protection. The #TruthNeedsFriends campaign seeks to motivate people to stand up to the bullies of the adult world who seek to hide the truth.