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Acr 2014 en. Le point sur l'action de l’Union européenne en matière de transparence et d’encadrement des activités des lobbyistes. Consultation publique sur une proposition relative à un registre de transparence obligatoire. La Commission européenne sollicite l’avis de toutes les parties intéressées sur les performances de l’actuel registre de transparence pour les organisations et les personnes agissant en qualité d’indépendants qui participent à l’élaboration des politiques de l’UE et à leur mise en œuvre et sur son évolution future vers un système obligatoire pour le Parlement européen, le Conseil de l’Union européenne et la Commission européenne.

Consultation publique sur une proposition relative à un registre de transparence obligatoire

Objectif de la consultation La Commission est favorable à une plus grande transparence, qu'il s'agisse de la façon dont elle fonctionne ou du processus décisionnel de l’Union européenne dans son ensemble. EU’s ‘anti-leaks strategy’ leaked – EurActiv.com. EXCLUSIVE / The European Commission will launch an “anti-leaks strategy” on Friday (30 September) to prevent key policy documents being circulated to the media, and avoid further “reputational damage” to the EU’s flagship institution, EurActiv.com has learned.

EU’s ‘anti-leaks strategy’ leaked – EurActiv.com

The executive’s new anti-leaks strategy was discussed during a meeting of director-generals last Thursday (22 September). Director-generals are the highest-ranking officials, after the 28 EU Commissioners. But the document was met with indignation by trade unions, who said it will negatively affect working conditions by inciting “moral harassment” at the European Commission. Irene Souka, responsible for Human Resources at the Commission, told her colleagues that the strategy will be based on training, a communication campaign and an annual declaration.

Me Contacter. EU Whistleblower Report final web. CMRec(2014)7E. Les élus verts européens lancent « EUleaks », une plateforme pour les lanceurs d’alerte. Confrontés en 2014 à la difficulté d’accéder aux documents dans le cadre des révélations LuxLeaks, des élus écologistes ouvrent une plate-forme où pourront être déposés en toute sécurité des documents jugés d’intérêt public.

Les élus verts européens lancent « EUleaks », une plateforme pour les lanceurs d’alerte

LE MONDE | • Mis à jour le | Par Cécile Ducourtieux (Bruxelles, bureau européen) et Anne Michel L’initiative est originale, mais pourrait faire grincer des dents dans la « bulle » bruxelloise, du côté de la Commission européenne et surtout du Conseil (la réunion des Etats membres), réputé pour son manque de transparence. EU agencies faulted for not protecting whistleblowers. MEPs launch “EULeaks”, a platform for whistleblowers within the EU. The EU political party said that this is a move against a “the EU tendency toward secrecy.”

MEPs launch “EULeaks”, a platform for whistleblowers within the EU

“Transparency is of the utmost importance,“ said Belgian MEP Philippe Lamberts, a Greens/EFA Parliamentarian and one of the founders of EULeaks, at a press conference announcing the launch. Of particular interest to EULeaks are documents related to EU decision-making processes that show incorrect implementation of EU laws, corruption, maladministration, or other actions of that nature. Even though it’s one particular party that launched the platform, the MEPs insisted this was not for political gain. “This started as an idea of ours,” said Norwegian-French MEP Eva Joly, “and we felt that grouping together the 12 of us would be the easiest way to make things happen.” “We launched this because we saw a need for leaks that’s not being addressed.

Norwegian-born Eva Joly was the French Green Party presidential candidate in 2012 Protecting Sources. MEPs launch “EULeaks”, a platform for whistleblowers within the EU. No protection for assistants in Parliament’s whistle-blower revamp. EU trade law could criminalise whistleblowers. The European Parliament passed a law on Thursday (14 April) that critics say could criminalise whistleblowers and journalists.

EU trade law could criminalise whistleblowers

The legislation on trade secrets aims to protect European companies from corporate espionage from rival firms around the world. “With one company out of every five a victim of theft of trade secrets every year, harmonisation should allow the creation of a safe and trustworthy environment for European companies”, the French centre-right MEP responsible for the bill, Constance le Grip, said after the vote. But there are concerns that the law, which passed by 503 votes to 131, opens the door for companies to sue anybody who they think violated what they deem to be secrets. Critics argue that it would have made the revelations of secret tax deals in the LuxLeaks investigation and the off-shore interests revealed by the Panama Papers illegal. Both have criticised the new law. “As a journalist, I strongly oppose the directive.

EU Whistleblower Report final web. CMRec(2014)7E. Only two EU institutions have adopted the required rules on whistleblowing»European Ombudsman. European Ombudsman English Menu Your Profile Google+ European Ombudsman Twitter @EUOmbudsman LinkedIn European Ombudsman Youtube EOTubes Closing summaries of cases All summaries...

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Press releases All press releases... Past events All past events... Only two EU institutions have adopted the required rules on whistleblowing Available languages: bg.es.cs.da.de.et.el.en.fr.ga.hr.it.lv.lt.hu.mt.nl.pl.pt.ro.sk.sl.fi.sv inShare0 Summary of the decision on own-initiative inquiry OI/1/2014/PMC concerning whistleblowing Since 1 January 2014, EU institutions have been obliged to introduce internal whistleblowing rules covering the protection of whistleblowers, the provision of information to them, and the procedure for handling complaints made by whistleblowers concerning the way they were treated.

The Ombudsman is disappointed to learn from her inquiries that, so far, only two of the nine institutions in question have adopted rules of the kind required. ‘Government Without Statehood’? Anthropological Perspectives on Governance and Sovereignty in the European Union - Shore - 2006 - European Law Journal.