Whistleblower protection in EU, at last

Tuesday, 24 April 2018 10:48
The European Commission announced yesterday a proposal for legal protection for whistleblowers who report breaches of EU.
Belgium had one of the European Union’s highest debt-to-GDP rates in 2017 - 103.1% -, according to figures from the European Statistical Office, Eurostat, published on Monday.
Charles Michel will visit Albania and Serbia on Monday and Tuesday and meet the Presidents and Prime Ministers of the two Balkan countries.
The number of websites interested in child pornography has increased by nearly 40% within a year, according to a report from Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), a British research institute.
JPMorgan Chase envisages increasing the number of bankers and traders, which it intends to transfer from London across to Paris following the UK’s exit from the European Union (Brexit).
In its vote on Wednesday, by a show of hands, the European Parliament supported a resolution drafted by its Budget Control Committee on the appointment of the Commission’s new secretary-general. The Parliament heavily criticised the procedure used in the appointment of Martin Selmayr, the former head of cabinet of European…
A European Parliament (EP) committee requested, on Monday evening, that the European Commission reassesses the procedure which has led to the controversial appointment of Martin Selmayr to the post of Secretary General.
European foreign ministers insisted on Monday upon the need for a renewed political process to resolve the Syrian crisis.
The early presidential elections in Azerbaijan on 11 April resulted as expected in the victory of incumbent president Ilham Aliyev. The elections were boycotted by the main opposition parties and heavily criticized by international election observers.
A new campaign for a referendum on Brexit was launched Sunday. The initiators claimed that all the British, not only those elected to parliament, should have the last word.