Albania was praised for passing a strong whistleblower protection law in 2016. Making it actually work for employees and citizens, however, it proving to be tougher than expected.
Anti-corruption activists in Moldova are campaigning to stop the illegal collection of “informal” taxes in the education system – even setting up their own whistleblower hotline.
Three months after his blaze-of-glory resignation, former EU judge Malcolm Simmons has given investigators no evidence to support his vague charges of misconduct at EULEX.
Malcolm Simmons, formerly the top international judge in Kosovo, has manipulated the international media to create a false narrative around his sudden departure from EULEX.
At a journalism awards ceremony held in Prishtina on 15 December, Dafina Halili of Kosovo 2.0 won first prize for her coverage of a deadly measles outbreak in Kosovo.
After years of debate and false-starts, Croatia finally has set a goal to pass its first whistleblower protection law by the end of 2018.
On 15 June 2017, the Republika Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegovina strengthened rights for employees who report crime and corruption.
PRAGUE – An Advisory Board set up by the Czech government to kick-start discussions to better protect whistleblowers has not produced results.
TIRANA – As Albania's groundbreaking whistleblower protection law finally is being implemented, citizens and activists hope it will work in practice.
BELGRADE — Marija Beretka needed to file lawsuits in three separate courts in order to obtain whistleblower protection. The case illustrates problems with Serbia’s new law.