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  • Presentations made at VSE Conference 2015 now available!

    Victim Support Europe’s Annual Conference 2015 “Rights of Victims of Crime in Europe: the future is now!” took place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 13 to 14 May 2015. It was a very important event as we celebrated both Victim Support Europe’s and the Portuguese Association for Victim Support’s (APAV) 25th anniversary. The Conference brought together […]

    News 17 Jun, 2015

  • ENAR's shadow report on racist crime in Europe

    The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) has recently published a shadow report on racist crime in Europe. This report  is based on data and information from 26 European countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, […]

    News 12 Jun, 2015

  • Portuguese VSE Member receives award

    On the 10th of June – Day of Portugal, Camões and the Portuguese Communities – the President of the Portuguese Republic awarded APAV (VSE member organisation) with the degree of Honorary Member of the Order of Liberty in the official celebrations. APAV is truly honoured by this award and being able to participate in the […]

    News 11 Jun, 2015

  • FRA research on national child protection systems

    The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), at the request of the European Commission, conducted research on national child protection systems in the 28 European Union (EU) Member States. It seeks to understand how national child protection systems work and to identify common challenges and promising practices. For more information, please see: http://fra.europa.eu/en/publications-and-resources/data-and-maps/comparative-data/child-protection The […]

    News 3 Jun, 2015

  • New Member in Romania

    Victim Support Europe is proud to announce that The Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO) in Romania is now an associate member. ACTEDO is a Romanian NGO established in 2013 whose mission is to promote fundamental rights and gender equality and to ACT against human rights violations. To this purpose, ACTEDO engages in advocacy, […]

    News 2 Jun, 2015

  • Live streaming of VSE Annual Conference, 13-14 May, Lisbon

    Join us live today for Victim Support Europe Annual Conference “Victims of Crime in Europe: The future is now!”: For further information about the event, please visit the conference website: http://apav.pt/25/index.php/en/

    News 13 May, 2015

  • European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism: Remember, Support, Act

    Today, 11 March, marks the 11th European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. On this day, Victim Support Europe expresses its deepest sympathy and solidarity for all victims of terrorism. Already in 2015, there have been numerous terrorist attacks in Europe and around the globe. These criminals target innocent people indiscriminately. Their crimes cause […]

    News 11 Mar, 2015

  • 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 6 Mar, 2015

  • FRA Publishes Infographic on Victim Support

    To mark the European Day for Victims of Crime on 22 February, FRA has created an infographic to raise awareness of victim support services, and their role in helping victims of crime have effective access to justice in the EU. The infographic contains clickable icons which direct the reader to both FRA resources and the […]

    News 23 Feb, 2015

  • Spotlight on Specific Groups of Victims

    ALL VICTIMS RECOGNISED, NO VICTIM FORGOTTEN Victim Support Europe advocates on behalf of all victims of crime, irrespective of the type of crime, irrespective of any particular characteristics of the victim. It is too easy to focus on just one or two types of crimes, often the most serious – to the exclusion of other […]

    News 20 Feb, 2015

  • ALL VICTIMS RECOGNISED, NO VICTIM FORGOTTEN: JOINT STATEMENT FOR EUROPEAN DAY FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME 22 FEBRUARY, 2015   Brussels, 20 February 2015 – Sunday 22 February marks European Day for Victims of Crime. A day to remember those who have suffered at the hands of criminals – many millions every year –children and adults, […]

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  • European Day for Victims of Crime – 22 February 2015

    NATIONAL EVENTS TO MARK EUROPEAN DAY FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME 22 February 2015 marks European Day for Victims of Crime. In recognition of that day, national organisations around Europe are holding a series of events. Below you will find information on some of the events that are taking place in: Finland, Sweden, Croatia, the Netherlands, Slovakia, […]

    News 17 Feb, 2015