Program

Day 1
17 Sep 2015
8:30 - 9:00

Registration

9:00

Welcoming remarks

Introduction to Whistleblowing

Introducing the fundamental problem areas. The concept of whistleblowing- motivation, goodfaith, public interest. Socio-cultural aspects of whistleblowing – protecting not only the financial interests of the country.
Jakub Morávek

The protection of the financial interests of the EU in practice

Examples and inspiration from the specific cases of whistleblowers who protected the public interest in both the private and public sector.
Mark Worth
10:40 - 11:00

Coffee Break

International context

International context – Anchoring whistleblowing in terms of the protection of  human rights and protection of the EU financial interests (relevant case law)
Harald Christian Scheu
Vladimir Radomirović
12:00 - 13:20

Lunch

Approaches to protect whistleblowers

The comparison of legislative / other approaches to protect whistleblowers in the world. Best practice.
Thomas Devine

Specifics of protection in the public and private sector

Specifics of protection in the public and private sector. Extent of protection – protection tools (labor / criminal, …). Best practice.
David Lewis
14:40 - 15:00

Coffee Break

External and internal “safety” methods of reporting

External and internal “safety” methods of reporting. Best practice.
Richard Moberly

Whisleblower’s story telling

Moderated panel, sharing the experience of several whistleblowers from CZ and abroad.
Jakub Klouzal
Vladimír Sitta
Jiří Chytil
Ondřej Závodský
17:15 - 17:30

Conclusion of the Day

Day 2
18 Sep 2015
8:30

Registration

GRAND PANEL DISCUSION

Implementing whistleblowers protection into national laws.
Libor Michálek
David Lewis
Thomas Devine
Richard Moberly
10:50 - 11:10

Coffee Break

PANEL DISSCUSION

Whistleblowing provisions in V4 countries and Serbia: Challenges and successes.
Anita Koncsik
Anna Wojciechowska-Nowak
Pavel Nechala
Lenka Franková
Vladimir Radomirović
12:15 – 13:30

Lunch

PANEL DISSCUSION

Whistleblower as a key element of investigation to protect the public interests.
David Ondráčka
Václav Láska
Lenka Bradáčová

PANEL DISCUSSION

Public awareness, role of the media.
Jana Ustohalová
Jan Moláček
Jan Kroupa
16:00 - 16:15

Conclusion — End of conference