Victims in Europe
This project which ran from 2007 to 2009, assessed the implementation of the Framework-Decision of March 15th, 2011 on the standing of victims in legal proceedings from the European Council, in each of the 27 Member-States of the European Union.
Under this Project, a comparative analysis of the “first legally binding instrument” of international application on victims’ rights in the 27 Member-States was carried out.
The reports can be found here:
The project was promoted by the Portuguese Association for Victim Support (APAV) in partnership with:
- Portuguese Ministry of Justice
- Victim Support Europe
- INTERVICT (Netherlands)
- Weisser Ring (Germany)
- Bíly Kruh Bezpecí (Czech Republic)
- Victim Support Malta (Malta)
- Fehér Gyuru Közhasznu Egyesület (Hungary)
- Victim Support Scotland (Scotland)
- Brottsofferjourernas Riksförbund (Sweden)
- Victim Support Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland)
- Steunpunt Algeemen Welzijnswerk (Belgium)
- Pomoc Obetiam Násilia (Slovakia)
- Weisser Ring Austria (Austria);
- Supporting Victims of Crime and Combating Corruption Foundation (Bulgaria)
- INAVEM (France)
- Slachtofferhulp Nederland (Netherlands)
- Victim Support England & Wales (England)
- Victimology Society of Serbia (Serbia).
The project was co-financed by the European Commission under the Criminal Justice Programme – Directorate General Justice, Freedom and Security