WHISTLEBLOWING / Being a whistleblower in Croatia

Excerpt from session:

Research shows that citizens in Croatia perceive corruption as one of the main problems in society , that there is growing distrust in the institutions of the state, and that citizens have a positive attitude towards “whistleblowers” who point to this very harmful phenomenon. However, there are very few who choose to “blow the wistle” about irregularities.

What is the reason and can the new Law on whistleblowers encourage people to point out these harmful phenomena?

Main Takeaways:

  • Although we are aware of the harmful effects of corruption on society, democracy and the economy, we very rarely decide to report corruption
  • What are the ways to protect whistleblowers and what is the new Law on whistleblowers?
  • Supervision, transparency and education as the three main pillars of the fight against corruption