News from members

  • Overview of recent activities of Offerraadgivningen i Danmark

    VSE members from Denmark, Offerraadgivningen i Danmark (OID) have been more than active in last period. Here is a short overview of their main activities in the first quarter of the year: European Victim’s Day 2017: On 22nd February OID used the material from VSE on Facebook and its homepage, translating the press information into Danish, […]

    News from members 20 Mar, 2017

  • Portugal practices report

    APAV  recently participated in Project “Developing Directive – compatible practices for the identification, assessment and referral of victims”, reference number JUST/2014/JACC/AG/VICT/7406 and co-financed by the Justice Programme of the European Union. From that project resulted the report that is now being presented and disseminated and that allowed for an analysis of practices from different national […]

    News from members 17 Mar, 2017

  • Associazione LIBRA Onlus involved in project related to organized crime

    LIBRA Association is now involved in a local project related to organized crime. The coordinator is the Municipality of Mantua and Libra Association will carry on specific activities with the aim to improve awareness about organized criminality and its victims. Awareness activities will be addressed to schools, local authorities, business organizations and companies; will be […]

    News from members 16 Mar, 2017

  • Slachtofferhulp’s symposium – Assess and protect

    Every year, in connection with the European Day for victims of crime, VSE members Slachtofferhulp Nederland are holding a symposium, and this year for the first time, they organised it jointly with the Dutch National Police.  About 350 people, among whom many police officers, participated in the symposium Assess and protect on February 24. Among other plenary speakers […]

    News, News from members 10 Mar, 2017

  • Swiss Federal Act on Compulsory Social Measures and Placements prior to 1981

    Switzerland is currently addressing a dark period in its social history, namely the fate of children and young people who were victims of compulsory social measures or forced fostering prior to 1981. The victims include so “contract children” (“Verdingkinder”), children in care, people subjected to administrative detention (people who, under an administrative procedure, were committed […]

    News from members 9 Mar, 2017

  • The President of the Portuguese Republic visited APAV

    The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, visited VSE memebrs APAV on the 8th of March, for the occasion of the Internal Women’s Day. The President’s visit started with a tour at APAV’s head office, Victim Support Helpline – 116006 and Lisbon Victim Support Office, and ended up with a warm and motivating […]

    News, News from members 8 Mar, 2017

  • First national victimization survey in Russia

    In February 2017, VSE full member, Victim Support Foundation from Russia, together with the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (WCIOM), the leading polling institution in Russia, have conducted the first ever national victimization survey. The aim of the survey, which is considered somewhat of a large scale pilot study, was to measure the experiences with crime […]

    News, News from members 1 Mar, 2017

  • White Ring Hungary’s project

    Our members from Hungary, Fehergyuru (White Ring Hungary) just started with implementation of their new project. Here are the details: EFOP- 1.3.5-162016-00042 „White Ring Public Benefit Organization” Duration of the project: 01.03 2017- 01.03.2020. Places of realization: small towns in Hungary. The goal of the project: Regional representatives of White Ring Hungary participate in local […]

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  • AdVIC presented a Bill to Senate

    On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, VSE members AdVIC reached a milestone. It is not many – if indeed any – charitable organisation that can boast their own Bill being presented to the Oireachtas. Thanks to AdVIC Patron, Senator Marie Louise O’Donnell, their dream became a reality when the second reading of the Minimum Custodial Periods Upon Conviction […]

    News, News from members 22 Feb, 2017