Recognition of the act of misconduct in football, which has helped to end the culture of silence in sport, was recognized as an act of anti-corruption

On the occasion of the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, TI Estonia recognized those brave athletes and coaches who drew attention to misconduct in football. Among the first to talk about it were football clubs Nõmme Kalju ex-footballer Mia Belle Trisna and FC Elva’s former coach *Lauri (name changed in Eesti Ekspress), contributing to the shift in values in other sports as well. “...

We created a playful study material on the topic of whistleblowing for schools

Transparency International Estonia prepared study material for schools to introduce the topic of whistleblowing through Values Games. The study material is intended for Grades 6-12 and it can be downloaded free of charge from TI Estonia’s website in both Estonian and Russian. “In order for young people to understand that we all have a role to play in shaping the environment around us, young...

Join the discussion! „Snitchers, Tattletales, and Whistleblowers“ at Arvamusfestival on August 14 at 16-17:30

Whistleblowing is not seen as a favoured phenomenon in Estonia. People who dare to speak up against injustice or fraud are usually beaten down by the criticism from the society, or even worse: their colleagues, friends and family. Nevertheless, the lack of legislative support to whistleblowers is ought to change by the end of 2021 when the EU directive on the protection of people reporting abuses...

Anti-Corruption Act 2019 to be given to newspaper Postimees and investigative journalists Martin Laine and Oliver Kund for consistent work on whistleblower protection

During the conference "Fish Rots from the Head Down: Tone at the Top in the Private Sector" held on International Anti-Corruption Day, Transparency International Estonia announced the Anti-Corruption Act of 2019. The award was given to the Estonian daily Postimees and investigative reporters Martin Laine and Oliver Kund for consistent work on the issue of whistleblower protection while reporting on alleged fraud of EU funds in Tallinn Technical University.
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Tailor-made whistleblowing mechanism for the public sector

The aim of the project is to develop a mechanism for reporting wrongdoing which will function appropriately in the Estonian public sector.

During the project, specific recommendations and proposals are made to the partner from the public sector in order to develop, implement and use the...