• Conference on Protection Orders in the EU Member States (Lisbon, 28 November 2014)

    Victims of intimate partner violence, stalking and domestic violence often have a need to be protected against (repeated) violence by their offender. Protection orders may provide such protection, but currently we know very little of the manner in which they function on paper and in practice. For this reason, the partners of the Daphne III […]

    News 4 Sep, 2014

  • Implementing and Enforcing the Victims' Rights Directive in the EU (Dublin, 14 November 2014)

    This event is organised by the Victims’ Rights Alliance and will take place on 14 November 2014 from 9am – 5.30 pm in the Pillar Room, Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Street, Dublin 1, Ireland. The conference will be launched by Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms. Frances Fitzgerald T.D. This conference will focus on minimum requirements […]

    News 1 Sep, 2014

  • World Society of Victimology – 15th International Symposium (Perth, 5-9 July 2015)

    The 15th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology will be held in Perth, Western Australia at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre on the 5-9 July 2015. The Symposium will invite International and Australian presenters from the broader discipline of Victimology and bring them together in one of Australia’s most beautiful cities. It […]

    News 23 Jun, 2014

  • Annual Conference 2014 : a Success !

    Victim Support Europe’s Annual Conference 2014 “Developing Victim Support across Europe – Quality, Standards and Capacity-Building” took place in Warsaw, Poland, from 14 to 17 May 2014 and was hosted by our Polish member organisation Subvenia Victima. The conference counted more than 200 participants including victim support practitioners, EU member states representatives, academics and journalists. […]

    News 26 May, 2014

  • DG Justice guidance document related to Victims' Directive

    DG JUSTICE has released its Guidance Document related to the transposition and implementation of the Directive 2012/29/EU establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime. The Guidance Document was launched by the European Commission at the occasion of the European day of victims (see press release: and presented at […]

    News 14 Apr, 2014

  • Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia, Belgrade, 28-29 November 2013

    The Victimology Society of Serbia is pleased to invite you to its Annual Conference “Victims and contemporary responses to crime: between protection and misuse” which will be held in Hotel Palace in Belgrade on the 28th and 29th November 2013. The conference aims to bring together experts and researchers, who deal with victims’ rights and […]

    News 18 Jun, 2013

  • Photos of the conference: Day 2, 31 May

    News 31 May, 2013

  • VSE Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 29 May – 1 June 2013

    Victim Support Scotland will host Victim Support Europe Annual Conference “Supporting Victims of Crime in Europe” in Edinburgh from 29 May to 1 June 2013. The event will bring together criminal justice professionals, EU Member States representatives, academics, policymakers and victim support practitioners to discuss new developments and best practice in relation to victims of crime in Europe. The […]

    News 25 Feb, 2013

  • Conference "Putting Victims' Rights into Practice"

    The Conference “Putting Victims’ Rights into Practice”, organised by Victim Support Europe and hosted by Alyn Smith MEP, took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 26th of November. With the new European directive on victims’ rights published on the Official Journal of the European Union and formally adopted as law, the main […]

    News 19 Dec, 2012

  • Conference of the project “Strengthening Crime Prevention between EU Member States”

    The Conference of the Project “Strengthening Crime Prevention between EU Member States” will take place in Gzira, Malta, between January 29th and February 1st, 2013 . This event will outline a theoretical perspective on crime prevention; provide presentations on key European documents pertaining to the field; and include workshops during which the participants will be […]

    News 7 Nov, 2012

  • Brand New VSE Website

    Welcome to the renewed VSE website!

    News 28 Sep, 2012

  • New EU Directive on Victims’ Rights

    Establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime was voted.

    News 24 Sep, 2012