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The deadline for transposing the whistleblower directive is approaching
The deadline for transposing the whistleblower directive is approaching

The DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law should be finalized and adopted by December 2021. The document provides protection for a wide group of persons who report bre...

Business Integrity: An empty phrase or a working system??
Business Integrity: An empty phrase or a working system??

In 2014 the USA was rocked by an investigation against the American auto giant General Motors (GM). The company was cl...

Four reasons for introducing a reporting system in the private sector and four questions for the private sector
Four reasons for introducing a reporting system in the private sector and four questions for the private sector

Reason No. 1: according to various studies, managers are increasingly recognizing that tips by employees are among the most effective and quickest ways to become aware of any problems existing in the company. A wo...

Readiness to discuss standard on healthcare
Readiness to discuss standard on healthcare

After a series of consultations with professionals and experts in the field, as well as several rounds of discussions, we have created a single standard, including key topics for good governance in health care. Moreover, we have integrated a unifi...

Business integrity principles in the National Health Strategy 2021-2030
Business integrity principles in the National Health Strategy 2021-2030

On January 27, 2021, within the framework of the public discussion, TI Bulgaria sent a proposal to the Minister of Health for the supplementation and development of the proposed project for National Health Strategy 2021-2030. The main highlights a...

The first memoranda for the introduction of business integrity standards have been signed
The first memoranda for the introduction of business integrity standards have been signed

In the end of March 2021, the first signed memoranda for the introduction of business integrity standards became fact. They were signed between Transparency International Bulgaria and two entirely Bulgarian companies in the industrial sector,...

Subject - Business Integrity will be offered by Sofia University to its masters this fall
Subject - Business Integrity will be offered by Sofia University to its masters this fall

From the beginning of the next academic year 2021/22, the Faculty of Economics at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" will offer to the masters who have chosen MP "Economics and Management of Public Resources", subject - Business Integrity in ...

Tanju Ahmed won first prize in an essay competition on business integrity
Tanju Ahmed won first prize in an essay competition on business integrity

Tanju Ahmed, a student in the International Business and Management Program at the Higher School of Management  in Varna, won first prize in the essay competition on: Business Integrity and the Challenges of the New Age in a National and Inte...

TI-BG developed a draft Law on the whistleblowers protection
TI-BG developed a draft Law on the whistleblowers protection

In relation to the implementation of Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council  on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law and the upcoming deadline for transposition for the bulgarian legislati...

TI-Bulgaria presents its draft Law on the protection of whistleblowers
TI-Bulgaria presents its draft Law on the protection of whistleblowers

At a meeting of a working group at the Ministry of Justice on November 30, 2021 Transparency International - Bulgaria presented its draft Law on the protection of whistleblowers. The working group, member of which is T...

Protection of whistleblowers -  the yellow card from European Commission to Bulgaria
Protection of whistleblowers - the yellow card from European Commission to Bulgaria

The European Commission has initiated an infringement procedure (criminal procedure) against the EU Member States, including Bulgaria, because our country wasn’t able to implement DIRECTIVE (EU) 2019/1937.

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How long there will be no law to protect whistleblowers in Bulgaria?
How long there will be no law to protect whistleblowers in Bulgaria?

Transparency International - Bulgaria sent an official letter to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria Mr. Kiril Petkov, regarding the lack of national legislation for the implementation of EU Directive 2019/1...

PIM LTD applied business integrity standards of Transparency International - Bulgaria
PIM LTD applied business integrity standards of Transparency International - Bulgaria

Continuing its work and efforts to implement business integrity standard Transparency International - Bulgaria managed to complete the cycle of implementing business integrity standard in PIM-LTD.

Another BCCI Haskovo member is going to implement Business Integrity standards
Another BCCI Haskovo member is going to implement Business Integrity standards

Transparency International - Bulgaria signed another contract for implementation of Business Integrity standards with another BCCI member from Haskovo. Skymont Ltd. is a successfull company in the industry field with m...

Start of IntegrityApp
Start of IntegrityApp

The members of the established by TI-BG Business Integrity Club have the opportunity to use specialized software for exchange and certification of signed documents. Based on modern blockchain technology this system off...

TI-BG position on Whistleblowers draft law for public consultations
TI-BG position on Whistleblowers draft law for public consultations

Transparency International - Bulgaria sent to the Public consultations official portal its position regarding the draft law for Whistleblowers protection which has been presented for public consultations. 

In our position we sharply...

Do EU governments take seriously whistleblowers protection?
Do EU governments take seriously whistleblowers protection?

Six months after the deadline for transposition of Directive (EU) 2019/1937, only 9 countries have adopted whistleblower protection legislation.

The EU countries that are lagging ...