Policy brief

Draft Law on the protection of whistleblowers. EFOR’s comments and position

In March 2021, the Ministry of Justice launched for public debate the draft Law on the protection of whistleblowers, transposing Directive (EU) 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law. The deadline for transposing the Directive is 17th of December 2021. EFOR sent the Ministry of Justice its position and recommendations ···

Annual policy report

2021 annual report: The Fog of Governance. How Romania fails in using big data for modern policy processes

In Romania, the public administration produces valuable data, but it is lost because no one collects it to monitor and improve public policy processes. For example, during the pandemic, the police applied sanctions, but we do not know exactly to whom and for what, because there was no interest in keeping a detailed record. This ···