News from members

  • Results of the research about the experiences of volunteering in the victim and witness support offices at courts in Croatia

    The Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia, Independent Service for Victim and Witness support conducted this research during July-September 2017 about the experiences of volunteering in the victim and witness support offices at the courts, and usefulness of the knowledge, skills and experience that volunteers gained for their future work, employment and professional […]

    News, News from members 12 Oct, 2017

  • Victim Support Finland – activities on Terrorism directive and Nordic cooperation

    Victim Support Finland participates in the implementation process of the Terrorism directive A working group preparing the national implementation of the Terrorism directive organized a hearing where also Victim Support Finland was invited to give its opinion on how articles 24-26 on victims’ rights should be implemented. Later on VS Finland was also able to […]

    News, News from members 6 Oct, 2017

  • France Victimes support the victims of Hurricanes

    Since Hurricane Irma, which affected the French “Antilles” in early September 2017, France Victimes with its local associations has set up a project supported by the government and the Fondation de France. The project is to help the victims of Saint Barthelémy and Saint-Martin everywhere. France Victimes has mobilized teams of professionals in Paris, in […]

    News, News from members 5 Oct, 2017

  • ICV goes to Washington

    In April of 2017, the Cruise Passenger Protection Act (H.R. 2172– S.965) was updated and reintroduced by Representatives Doris Matsui (D-CA), Ted Poe (R-TX) and Jim Himes (D-CT) in the House, and Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Edward Markey (D-MA) in the Senate. This bipartisan bill includes provisions originally introduced in the 2013 CPPA along […]

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  • Busy quarter for Supporting Justice in the UK

    VSE members Supporting Justice have been exceptionally busy over the last quarter, with many developments surrounding their Victims Choice website and Quality Mark. Here is short summary of main activities by Supporting Justice: We are pleased to have just completed our first Quality Mark assessment for a large service provider in the UK. The Victims Choice […]

    News, News from members 4 Oct, 2017

  • Short update from The Czech Republic

    New volunteers In the beginning of October Bílý kruh bezpečí started an annual internal training for new volunteers. This year they welcomed 50 new volunteers (lawyers, psychologist, social workers and the university students). A surprisingly successful campaign on Facebook During summer holidays Bílý kruh bezpečí ran a successful campaign on Facebook. The campaign focused on […]

    News, News from members 1 Oct, 2017

  • News from White Circle Croatia

    Training for judicial professionals was held in Split, from 29th June till 30th June on Law Faculty as part of the project „Rights, support, protection and compensation of victims of crime“ with aim to introduce professionals in field of victim support with Directive 2012/29/EU. Details about the training you can find on White Circle’s web […]

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  • Good practices: terrorist Cataluña attack and others emergency experiences

    Our Spanish members Asociación de Apoyo a Víctimas de Delitos (ANVDV) are sharing theri reflections on ther aftermath of the Barcelona attack: Dear colleagues, dear friends, we want you to express our sincere gratitude to all Victim Support Europe’s members for the support and solidarity given to us during these very painful days. Their empathy and […]

    News, News from members 29 Sep, 2017

  • News from Offerraadgivningen i Danmark

    Evaluation of major projects OID is evaluating the 2 major projects “Education & Development” and “Mentor”, an interesting learning process. As we still do not know whether we shall get funding for 2018 and forward for these projects, we will have to make changes in the office. OID thematic day in October We are organizing […]

    News, News from members 28 Sep, 2017

  • VICTIMS’ CHARITY PROTESTS AGAINST ‘MONSTROUS’ RAPE CLAUSE

    Victim Support NI has been to the fore in protesting against the monstrous ‘rape clause’ element of the two child tax rule which was introduced in the region this month as part of the shake-up of the benefits system. They issues a press release and organised protest protests in Belfast and Derry. Here is the […]

    News, News from members 21 Sep, 2017

  • France Victimes: 31st National Conference of the Victim Support

    France Victimes and its local association, Remaid, had the pleasure to organize the 31st National Conference of the Victim Support on the “violence at work” theme. The event took place in the South of France, the 22nd and 23rd June, 2017. Violence at work represents a real social issue and concerns every business sector as well as the […]

    News, News from members 5 Jul, 2017

  • VIII Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia

    VSE members – Victimology Society of Serbia are organizing their VIII Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia Victims between security, human rights and justice: Local and global context, which will be held on 30th November and 1st December 2017 in Belgrade. The conference aims to bring together experts and researchers, who deal both theoretically and practically and […]

    News, News from members 28 Jun, 2017