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Whistleblower Protection in Europe

  • Challenges towards practical implementation of the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive
Live stream
24 September 2020 from 9:30 – 17:00 CEST
25 September 2020 from 9:30 – 12:30 CEST

Live stream, 24 September 2020 – 25 September 2020

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Areas of law:


Until October 2021 EU Member States have to transpose the new Directive (EU) 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law. The objective of this seminar will be to discuss practical challenges in implementation of the new Directive and to learn about good national practices in the field.

Key topics

  • Definition of “whistleblower”
  • Obligations of authorities and companies
  • Public disclosures
  • Reporting channels
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Support and protection measures for whistleblowers
  • Practical implementation of the Directive
  • Remedies and best practices in Member States
  • Relevant ECtHR case law

Who should attend?

Policymakers, ministry officials, ombudspersons, in-house counsel, lawyers, judges and prosecutors.

Taking part in the discussion

Online participants can interact with speakers live on ERA’s own online training and conference platform.

Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code
by 24 July 2020
by 24 August 2020
after 24 August 2020
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discounts
10% by 24.08.2020
20% by 24.07.2020

Discounts available
25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please click on the option above and enter the code in the voucher code field when you register.

40% - For Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), United Kingdom, the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.

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