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  • 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

  • VSE welcomes two new associate members

    At the last meeting of VSE Executive Board new membership applications were approved. Since then our network has been enlarged for two new associate members and for the first time we have members from Albania which now makes VSE network spreading over 27 different countries. Our new members are Human Rights in Democracy Center (HRDC) from Albania and Associazione Aleteia […]

    News 30 Jun, 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

  • An overview of activities in VWSS Croatia

    VSE members from Croatia Victim And Witness Support Service (VWSS) are giving us an overview of their activities and recent developments: Current project and activities: VWSS Croatia, Documenta- Center for Dealing with the Past, Centre for Peace Osijek and White Circle Croatia are implementing the project Rights, Support, Protection and Compensation for Victims of Crime. The project […]

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  • VSE’s An Verelst presented at 15th ESTSS conference in Denmark

    On 2nd of June An Verelst of Victim Support Europe attended the 15th conference of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies at The National Centre for Psychotraumatology and the University of Southern Denmark. The “Child Maltreatment Across the Lifespan”  at The National Centre for Psychotraumatology and the University of Southern Denmark. The conference took […]

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  • Croatian Ministry of Justice supports the National call center and publishes call for proposals

    Ministry of Justice and the Croatian Victim and Witness Support Service signed the new two-year Cooperation agreement in order to continue providing the services of the National call centre for victims of crime and misdemeanor 116 006, which was established in 2013. The Agreement was signed on June 14th 2017 by the State Secretary at […]

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  • News from Offerraadgivningen in Denmark

    Funds for an OID Secretariat Leader Finally, OID managed to get funds for a secretariat leader through the National Police and have constituted part time our experienced project coordinator Dorte K. Mortensen. People’s Meting, Bornholm: For the 6th year, far more than 100.000 NGOs, politicians, institutions, the media, civilians, etc. met for 4 days in the […]

    News, News from members 26 Jun, 2017

  • Hate Crime Review and Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Bill Progress as Victim Support Scotland Forges Positive Future

    Kevin Kane – Victim Support Scotland’s Parliamentary, Research & Policy Officer is bringing us a detailed overview on recent developments in Scotland and VS Scotland role & status The Right Honourable Lord Bracadale is currently chairing an independent review of the laws covering hate crime offences in Scotland.  This is aimed at ensuring the legal […]

    News, News from members 23 Jun, 2017

  • VSE’s Levent Altan speaks at ERA Summer Course

    Today, VSE’s Executive Director Levent Altan will make a speech and presentation at ERA Summer Course on European Criminal Justice in Trier, Germany. Academy of European Law (ERA) and Victim Support Europe have a long history of joint work and cooperation and today’s speech and presentation ans well as contribution to other sessions ans workshops of […]

    News 22 Jun, 2017

  • Supporting Justice officially launched the Victims Choice website

    VSE members from the UK Supporting Justice has officially launched the Victims Choice website on 26 April 2017. The Victims Choice website provides information on victim services around the UK and identifies the victim services in a victim’s own local area. It allows victims or others affected by crime to leave a review of the service […]

    News, News from members 21 Jun, 2017

  • New service introduced by AdVIC

    In the past month, VSE members from Ireland, Advocates for Victims of Homicide (AdVIC) launched its new Children’s Counselling Service. Their  professional counselors participated in a training course developed by AdVIC and led by Brid Carroll, a specialist children’s bereavement counselor and educator. This is the first such service of its kind in Ireland and it […]

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  • Workshop on protection and support for victims of elder abuse

    On Wednesday 14th of June 2017 Victim Support Europe co-organised a workshop on protection and support for victims of elder abuse on the occasion with AGE Platform Europe and with the support of the European Commission and the Council of Europe. AGE Platform Europe is the leading European network of non-profit organisations of and for […]

    News 20 Jun, 2017