• 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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  • 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

  • Information for those affected by the attack in Las Vegas

    On 1st of October 2017 Las Vegas in the United States was struck by a deadly attack. At this time over 50 persons have lost their lives and over 510 are injured. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families. A lot remains unclear about what has happened and where victims and […]

    News 2 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

  • Operating networks for victim support services

    To support Serbian authorities in establishment of victim support system in Serbia, VSe in aprtenrship with the MDTF JSS team prepared a report on Operating networks for victim support services. The report is looking into two examples – those of Finland and France, of how to organise comprehensive victim support services at the national level. […]

    News 22 Sep, 2017

  • Analysis of funding of victim support services

    Victim support Europe, in partnership  with the World Bank and support of MDTF launches a series of reports towards ensuring full implementation of the EU Victims rights directive in Serbia. One of the reports is an analysis of funding of victim support services in France, Finland and UK and outlines the various policy options available […]