Greece - Transposition of the EU Directive on Whistleblowing
TI Greece, Vouliwatch and Reporters United have formed a civil society coalition to advocate for the Government to open up the legislative process and accept input from stakeholders in order to create a strong protection framework for whistleblowers. More than 20 Civil Society Organisations have signed the joint letter sent to the Prime Minister and Minister of State and the Minister of Justice.
Letter from the coalition of organizations to the Prime Minister:https://beta.documentcloud.org/documents/20404013-ti-vw-ru_wb_letter_final
Aiming for the strongest integration into the Greek legal system of the EU Whistleblowing Directive, Transparency International Greece sent the report “Effective Integration of the EU Directive on the Protection of Whistleblowers, Analysis and Proposals of DD-E “ to the Minister of Justice, Mr. Costas Tsiaras ( Costas Tsiaras ), to the Chairman of the relevant Legislative Drafting Committee, Mr. Nikolaos Koutsoukos, and to the Deputy Minister in charge of coordinating the government project, Mr. Akis Skertso.
The Greek government has established a special legal drafting committee for the preparation of a draft law for the integration into the national legal order of Directive 2019/1937 / EE “on the protection of persons reporting violations of Union Law” (EU Directive on Whistleblowing).