• Information for Victims of London attacks

    London was struck by an attack last night leaving at least 6 dead and 20 injured. We are following the situation and will provide you with information for victims and those affected  on this page. An emergency number is available for those who are concerned about loved ones or anyone who may have been in […]

    News 4 Jun, 2017

  • Understanding victims of crime – report by Victim Support

    Victim Support England & Wales has published a new report entitled  Understanding Victims of Crime – The impact of the crime and support needs  The report explores similarities and differences in the impact of crime and expressed needs of victims across the main crime types. The report includes a review of existing research, and presents findings from […]

    News, News from members 1 Jun, 2017

  • How to deal with media when you were bereaved or victimised by the attack in Manchester?

    Terrorist attacks are often accompanied by overwhelming media attention. While Media can play an important role in informing the public and spreading checked facts, dealing with the media attention can be stressful and even harmful for the victims. Among many different efforts and activities in order to support victims of recent attacks in Manchester, VSE […]

    News, News from members 24 May, 2017

  • Support to the affected by the terror incident in Manchester Arena

    Victim Support is offering support to anyone who has witnessed or been affected by the terror incident in Manchester Arena yesterday. Their free Supportline is currently running 24/7. Call +448 08 16 89 111 to access support or email their Supportline. Victim Support supports victims and those bereaved by terrorist activity, home and abroad. An emergency number is available for those who […]

    News, News from members 23 May, 2017

  • VSE Annual Conference 2017 started today

    Victim Support Europe’s president João Lázaro gave welcome speech on today’s opening of the 27th VSE annual conference in the beautiful 300 year old Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, Dublin. Opening speech was given by Frances Fitzgerald TD Tánaiste and Minister for Justice & Equality of Ireland. Her word were encouraging, inspiring and powerful to all. Plenary session […]

    News 17 May, 2017

  • VSE’s Policy Officer An Verelst recommends workshops on VSE annual conference 2017

    There are 20 days left until the VSE annual conference 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. Among variety of activities we offer you a full two day programme with over a dozen inspiring plenary speakers,  24 workshops with 42 expert presenters covering a range of topics from developing victim support services, supporting vulnerable victims such as victims […]

    News 28 Apr, 2017

  • VSE Summer school – How to make EU Victim´s Directive happen in your country

    Victim Support Europe is proudly announcing our first Summer School! Co-hosted by APAV and in partnership with INTERVICT and we are offering a four day training programme on the EU Victims’ Rights and Advocacy. The Training will take place from 29th of May till the 2nd of June in Peniche, Portugal. The Summer school is titled “EU Victim´s […]

    News 12 Apr, 2017

  • Annual conference – updated programme and variety of workshops

    Preparations for the 2017 VSE annual conference are entering the final stage. There are 35 days left to the conference and the conference programme is expanding and the workshop list is getting better and more interesting. Programme updates The conference will be opened by João Lázaro – President of Victim Support Europe and Maria McDonald BL– Victims […]

    News 11 Apr, 2017

  • EU Justice Scoreboard 2017

    On Monday, April 10 the European Commission published the 2017 EU Justice Scoreboard in order to give a comparative overview of the efficiency, quality and independence of justice systems in the EU Member States. The aim of the scoreboard is to assist national authorities to improve the effectiveness of their justice systems and for the first time, it also […]


  • VSE Annual Conference 2017

    ‘Victims of Crime: Rights, Needs & Responses’ We have great pleasure in formally announcing the VSE’s Annual Conference 2017 ‘Victims of Crime: Rights, Needs & Responses’ which will take place 17 and 18 May 2017 at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland. The conference is co-hosted by Advocates for Victims of Homicide (AdVIC), the Victims’ Rights Alliance […]

    News 10 Apr, 2017

  • Third meeting of the European Network on Victims’ Rights

    VSE Executive Director Levent Altan had a shared presentation with Isabelle Sadowski, from the French Victim Support and Mediation Institute (INAVEM)  during the third meeting of the European Network on Victims’ Rights. The presentation  “The specificity of  NGOs’ work regarding the support provided to victims of terrorism: coordination between NGOs, special rights training, complementarity between networks […]


  • Information for those affected by the attack in Stockholm

    On 7th of April an attack took place in the centre of Stockholm Sweden where a truck crashed into a crowd. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. We are closely following the situation and will update the information below regularly.   For those affected: People worried about their relatives can call 114 14, […]

    News 7 Apr, 2017