• Annual Conference 2014 : a Success !

    Victim Support Europe’s Annual Conference 2014 “Developing Victim Support across Europe – Quality, Standards and Capacity-Building” took place in Warsaw, Poland, from 14 to 17 May 2014 and was hosted by our Polish member organisation Subvenia Victima. The conference counted more than 200 participants including victim support practitioners, EU member states representatives, academics and journalists. […]

    News 26 May, 2014

  • DG Justice guidance document related to Victims' Directive

    DG JUSTICE has released its Guidance Document related to the transposition and implementation of the Directive 2012/29/EU establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime. The Guidance Document was launched by the European Commission at the occasion of the European day of victims (see press release: and presented at […]

    News 14 Apr, 2014

  • Annual Conference of the Victimology Society of Serbia, Belgrade, 28-29 November 2013

    The Victimology Society of Serbia is pleased to invite you to its Annual Conference “Victims and contemporary responses to crime: between protection and misuse” which will be held in Hotel Palace in Belgrade on the 28th and 29th November 2013. The conference aims to bring together experts and researchers, who deal with victims’ rights and […]

    News 18 Jun, 2013

  • Photos of the conference: Day 2, 31 May

    News 31 May, 2013

  • VSE Annual Conference, Edinburgh, 29 May – 1 June 2013

    Victim Support Scotland will host Victim Support Europe Annual Conference “Supporting Victims of Crime in Europe” in Edinburgh from 29 May to 1 June 2013. The event will bring together criminal justice professionals, EU Member States representatives, academics, policymakers and victim support practitioners to discuss new developments and best practice in relation to victims of crime in Europe. The […]

    News 25 Feb, 2013

  • Conference "Putting Victims' Rights into Practice"

    The Conference “Putting Victims’ Rights into Practice”, organised by Victim Support Europe and hosted by Alyn Smith MEP, took place at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 26th of November. With the new European directive on victims’ rights published on the Official Journal of the European Union and formally adopted as law, the main […]

    News 19 Dec, 2012

  • Conference of the project “Strengthening Crime Prevention between EU Member States”

    The Conference of the Project “Strengthening Crime Prevention between EU Member States” will take place in Gzira, Malta, between January 29th and February 1st, 2013 . This event will outline a theoretical perspective on crime prevention; provide presentations on key European documents pertaining to the field; and include workshops during which the participants will be […]

    News 7 Nov, 2012

  • Brand New VSE Website

    Welcome to the renewed VSE website!

    News 28 Sep, 2012

  • New EU Directive on Victims’ Rights

    Establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime was voted.

    News 24 Sep, 2012

  • Seminar Victims’ Rights: a step forward

    An opportunity to gather various experts, justice practitioners and NGOs in criminology and victimology