2nd Webinar of the NCPA Workplan for 2022 on Whistleblowing
The second international webinar on «Designing and Implementing Effective Whistleblowers Protection Systems» was successfully held on Wednesday June 15th, 2022, within the framework of the implementation of the NCPA Annual Workplan under the Chair of the Hellenic National Transparency Authority (NTA).
Whistleblowers protection is an issue of global concern and this was reflected in the wide geographical distribution of the attendees. The webinar was attended by more than 100 participants, representatives of the Authorities of the Network as well as Anti-Corruption practitioners from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
The introductory remarks were addressed by Mr. Ioannis Foustanakis representing the Chair of the Network.
During the first part of the webinar prominent speakers, representing the European Union, the Anticorruption Authorities of Italy, Moldova, Palestine, Romania, South Africa and Regional Anticorruption Initiative presented the European Directive as well as their experiences at national and regional level on the regulation of the Whistleblower Protection Framework. In the second part, participants had the opportunity to discuss the challenges and opportunities related to the practical implementation of the regulatory framework and to evaluate case studies for the effective integration of these provisions in the context of national legal systems and the practical response to the implementation challenges.