Protection of whistleblowers

The EU Commission currently evaluates future protection of whistleblowers. The institution is also interested in your opinion.

 

Whistleblowers are persons with information about about acts of companies which represent a threat or harm to the public interest. On the one hand, no one should be afraid to report such facts. On the other hand, the new rules should prevent malicious or abusive reports.

 

Find more background information in the document attached below.

 

Public consultations

 

Public consultations are a method of the European Union to include the views and experiences of stakeholders as well as consumers to the decision making process regarding topics that affect EU citizens on a daily basis.

 

Direct link to the survey: Public consultation on whistleblower protection