7-8 May, 2019, Podgorica, MNE: Workshop on Whistleblowing in the Security Sector



The Regional Workshop on Whistleblowing in the Security Sector will take place on 7-8 May 2019 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The Workshop is organized by the Centre for Security Cooperation (RACVIAC) in partnership with the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro and the Regional Anti-corruption Initiative (RAI).

Objectives of the Workshop

The objective of the Workshop is to increase capacity of the relevant entities in the Ministries of Defence about protection of whistleblowers, as well as to increase awareness about needed legal solutions. It is anticipated that the participiants will gain better understanding of the specific elements in corruption reporting and whistleblower protection.

The participants will:

– get the additional knowledge on the relevant standards and useful tools;

– get the oversight of the main regional stakeholders and actors, competent bodies and institutions

– Outline the most demanding common challenges in Southeast Europe;

– Exchange of good practices and lessons learned;

Develop mutual contacts and network among participants from South East Europe are established/upgraded

Target audience / Participants

The target audiences of the workshop are mid-level representatives of respective Ministries of Defence and Ministries of Internal Affairs – internal control units, professional standards units etc. Participants are envisaged also to take active part the dialogue.

The event will gather national professionals in the security sector (more specifically, in the defence sector) who manage whistleblowing cases and implement whistleblowing policies at national level.

Content of the Workshop and potential topics to be discussed:

The Workshop is envisaged as an active and vibrant environment that will enable all the participants to share their knowledge and experience and to learn about the topics from peers in the security sector.

For additional information, please see the draft event Agenda, or contact RAI Secretariat to: info@rai-see.org.