The Victims Directive: Practice makes perfect?

The Victims Directive: Practice makes perfect?
Date
14 Nov 2017, 14:30 to 14 Nov 2017, 18:00
Type
Seminar
Venue
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR
Description

 

European Criminal Law Seminar

The Victims Directive: Practice makes perfect?

The Victims Directive was adopted in 2012, to be implemented in all Member States by November 2015.  This seminar will discuss the findings to date of a project headed by Dr Maria Mousmouti (CECL) funded by the EU Commission, "Developing Directive - compatible practices for the identification, assessment and referral of victims". The recent initiative by Supporting Justice of the 'Victims Choice Quality Mark' to assess victim care services will also be discussed. This provides quality assessment based on compliance with five ‘victim care standard’ developed by Supporting Justice: access; needs; valued; safety and support.

Chair: Professor John Spencer, University of Cambridge

Speakers:

  • Dr Andrea Ryan, University of Limerick 
  • Dr Maria Mousmouti, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
  • Rhiannon Evans, Supporting Justice
  • Sara ChrzanowskaDG Justice, Procedural Criminal Law unit Victims Team


 

Organised with the European Criminal Law Association (UK)

This event is free but advanced booking is required:

Contact

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