Whistleblowers in the EU are protected against any form of retaliation if they report breaches of EU law on a range of issues.

These include violations relating to:

  • Financial services

  • Money laundering and terrorist financing

  • Public procurement

  • Public health

  • Public safety - products, food and transport

  • Environmental protection, radiation protection and nuclear safety

  • Animal health and welfare

  • Consumer and data protection

  • Network and information systems security

A whistleblower must use designated reporting channels and believe the information was true at the time of reporting.

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