Anti-Fraud Documents The European Parliament approved on April 16 with a large majority, a new directive to protect reporting persons, by 591 votes in favor, 29 against and 33 abstentions. Europarliamentarians have adopted this directive that should protect the anonymity of people who report breaches of Union law. The Anti-Fraud Office of Catalonia has prepared the following document that will serve to explain to citizens what this directive means: The procedural harassment of the alerters (in Catalan). The Head of the Institutional Relations, Visibility and Participation Division, Lourdes Parramon, has made an analysis of the multiple forms of reprisals faced by whistleblowers. Protection of persons reporting and anonymous complaint (III) (in Catalan). Protection of persons reporting and anonymous complaint (II) (in Catalan). Protection of persons reporting and anonymous complaint (I) (in Catalan). The Head of the Legislation and Legal Affairs Division, Rosa Maria Pérez, has made a brief approximation on the protection of alerting persons and the anonymous complaint regarding the new Directive on the protection of persons who report violations of Union Law. Summary of the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law (in Catalan). This document is a synthesis of the most relevant aspects of the directive grouped by subject. The Anti-Fraud Office also intervened during the public consultation phase of the proposal for a Directive and drew up various observations and submissions to the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law (in Catalan). Also, the Anti-Fraud Office, in its report The management of conflicts of interest in the public sector of Catalonia, included in its section 5.10 the need to establish internal reporting channels and the protection of persons reporting as a necessary tool to guarantee the effectiveness of all existing tools to manage and detect conflicts of interest.