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Public consultations

Title
European Commission's Victims' Package: Consultation on taking action on rights, support and protection of victims of crime and violence
Policy field(s)
Freedom, justice, victims' rights
Target group(s)
All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from organisations, associations, bodies, institutions and experts who deal with victims of crime and violence at local, regional, national, European or international levels.
Period of consultation
From 15.07.2010 to 30.09.2010
Objective of the consultation
The Commission intends to adopt a package of measures, including a Directive on minimum standards for victims of crime, in the first half of 2011 in particular to replace the 2001 Framework Decision on the standing of victims. This consultation gives stakeholders the opportunity to present their views about which concrete actions could be developed at EU level that would bring real added value. It will also give the Commission an insight into concrete experiences of those working with victims of crime, particularly regarding the difficulties they encounter when assisting victims and the problems faced by those victims. The Commission is looking in particular for reliable data, factual information and specific real-life examples, regarding both problems and solutions
How to submit your contribution
We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities.
  • If you are answering this consultation as a citizen, please click here to submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of an organisation, please click here to submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of a public authority, please click here to submit your contribution.

Contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

View the questionnaire

Consultation Questionnaire DeutschFrançais PDF File [91 KB]
Consultation Questionnaire DeutschFrançais PDF File [31 KB]

 

Reference documents and other, related consultations

The Stockholm Programme 2010-2014, Council act of 2 December 2009, No 17024/09

Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA on standing of victims in criminal proceedings

Reports from the European Commission on the implementation of the 2001 Framework Decision on Standing of Victims (SEC(2004)102; SEC(2009)476)

Council Directive 2004/80/EC relating to compensation to crime victims

Report from the European Commission on the implementation of the 2004 Directive on Compensation to crime victims (SEC(2009)495)

Project victims in Europe: Implementation of the EU Framework Decision on the standing of victims in the criminal proceedings in the Member States of the European Union (Portuguese Association for Victim Support - APAV) PDF File [7.3 MB]

Project One EOOD - Member States' legislation, national policies, practices and approaches concerning the victims of crime (Centre for the Study of Democracy) PDF File [710 KB]

Contact details
Responsible service : DG Justice; Unit B1 Judicial Co-operation in criminal matters
E-mail : JUST-JUDCOOP-CONSULTATIONS@ec.europa.eu
Postal address :

European Commission
Directorate General Justice
Unit B1 – Judicial Co-operation in criminal matters
59 Rue Montoyer
B-1049, Brussels
Belgium

Number of responses received to this consultation
73
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Results of consultation and next steps