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  • VSE conference “Supporting Victims of Cybercrime”

    News 1 Dec, 2017

  • Winter School on Supporting Victims of Terrorism

    From Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 November VSE is holding a Winter School on Supporting Victims of Terrorism with participants from our member and partner organisations France Victimes, V-Europe, APAV, Slachtofferhulp Nederland, Offerrådgivningen i Danmark, Steunpunt Algemeen Welzijnswerk, Weisser Ring, Victim Support Russia, NATAL while the lectures will be provided by VSE’s An Verelst, Ilse van de Walle, Levent Latan and guest experts […]

    News 21 Nov, 2017

  • END FGM and Victim Support Europe produced infographic on victim support for victims of FGM

    To mark the fifth anniversary of when the Victims Rights Directive entered into force, End FGM EU in collaboration with @Victim Support Europe have produced this latest infographic on  Female Genitale Mutulation as a form of VAWG and providing support to victims of violence against women and girls. Infographic ENDFGM VSE Help spread this important message by SHARING this infographic!

    News 16 Nov, 2017

  • VSE organises Third Round Table Meeting with EU NGOs and the European Commission

    For the third consecutive year, Victim Support Europe has organised a round table meeting. Several NGOs attended the meeting as well as various administrators from DG Justice of the European Commission.   The scope of this meeting was to enhance relationships among the NGOs that work for victims’ rights and their services. Ms Janicka-Pawlowska, Team […]

    News 3 Nov, 2017

  • Workshop on 116006 Helplines for Victims of Crime

    On 19th and 20th of October APAV hosted a Victim Support Europe meeting on European Helplines. During the meeting Victim Support Europe Members running a free helpline for victims of crime discussed their work with the 116006 European Helpline. Weisser Ring (Germany), Weisser Ring (Austria), Croatian Victim and Witness Support Service (Croatia), Crime Victims Helpline (Ireland), […]

    News 24 Oct, 2017

  • Tribute to the victims of terrorism and emergency services

    As part of 3 day event, which gathered emergency services from all Europe in order to improve the safety of European citizens, Victims of terrorism, associations of victims, emergency services and decision-makers today will march to the Memorial to the victims of terrorist attacks in Brussels to pay tribute to commemorate the lives lost and to thank […]

    News 18 Oct, 2017

  • END FGM organising Building Bridges Touring Art Exhibition

    Victim Support Europe’s partner END FGM is organising an inspirational art exhibition on the subject of Female Genital Mutilation that will tour different EU Member States. The exhibition under the theme of Building Bridges is being organised in five different European countries and hosted by End FGM EU Network members between October and December. It […]

    News 13 Oct, 2017

  • 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

  • VSE provides training with EIPA on the EU and Domestic Violence at the Judicial Academy of the Republic of Serbia

    On 10th and 11th of October Victim Support Europe’s Aleksandra Ivankovic and An Verelst joined the European Institute for Public Administration for a training of judges, prosecutors, professors and trainers of the Serbian Judicial Academy on EU and Domestic Violence. EU legislation and policy on protection and support of victims of crime were discussed. The […]

    News 11 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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