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PROVICTIMS Conference: the role of the Public Prosecution in the promotion of victims’ rights

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The Portuguese Minister of Justice, Francisca Van Dunem, closed the PROVICTIMS Conference: the role of the Public Prosecution in the promotion of victims’ rights. The minister spoke about the main challenges of guaranteeing the rights of victims in Portugal and in the context of the European Union and acknowledged that APAV, “due to the processes it has led, the projects it works on, the way it works, has become a partner essential, in this unfinished and so demanding mission for all of us, to protect and dignify as specified in its statute”.

The Conference brought together civil society associations, the Academy, Security Forces, judicial authorities and policy makers from across Europe, providing a unique opportunity to learn about transnational practices and discuss how public prosecutor services can impact victims' rights.The PROVICTIMS Project seeks to improve the role of prosecutors in promoting the rights of victims, as well as improving cooperation between the Public Ministry and victim support services.

More information at apav.pt/provictims

 

This conference was funded by the European Union's Justice Programme (2014-2020).
The content of this conference represents the views of the author only and is his/her sole responsibility. The European Commission does not accept any responsibility for use that may be made of the information it contains.

PROVICTIMS Conference: the role of the Public Prosecution in the promotion of victims’ rights

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The Portuguese Association of Victim Support will promote, on September 15th-16th 2020 in Lisbon, the PROVICTIMS Conference: the role of the Public Prosecution in the promotion of victims’ rights. This Conference takes place as part of project PROVICTIMS, co-financed by the Justice Programme of the European Union, in which APAV counts with the collaboration of national partners and European the organisations Irish Council for Civil Liberties, White Circle Croatia and the Association for Social Reintegration of the Basque Country.

This event is destined to Public Prosecutors, Judges, other judicial actors, Police Officers, representatives of civil society organizations and members of the Academia, providing a unique opportunity to learn about transnational practices and discuss the role of Public Prosecutors in promoting and guaranteeing the rights of victims. 

The registration is free. The room capacity was limited; APAV complies with all public health rules.


Information and registration:
apav.pt/provictims

 

This conference was funded by the European Union's Justice Programme (2014-2020).
The content of this conference represents the views of the author only and is his/her sole responsibility. The European Commission does not accept any responsibility for use that may be made of the information it contains.

Exhibition: 30 Years for the Rights of Victims | José Saramago Foundation

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As part of the celebrations of the 30th anniversary of the Portuguese Association for Victim Support, the José Saramago Foundation hosts the exhibition "30 Years for the Rights of Victims". This exhibition brings together a set of striking awareness campaigns, promoted by APAV throughout its history. The exhibition opened on June 24, with the presence of Pilar del Río (President of the José Saramago Foundation) and João Lázaro (President of APAV).The exhibition will be on display at the José Saramago Foundation (Casa dos Bicos), in Lisbon, until the end of July.

Casa dos Bicos | Rua dos Bacalhoeiros, 10 | Lisbon
Monday to Friday: from 11 am to 5 pm
Saturdays: from 10 am to 6 pm

Webinar | An EU Victims Rights Strategy: the future of EU action for the reproduction of crimes

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Victim Support Europe is co-organising a public live webinar “Strategy on Victims’ Rights: The future of EU action for victims of crime” with Ms. Saskia Bricmont (Greens MEP) to talk about the upcoming EU Strategy on Victims’ Rights for 2020-2024. Mr. Didier Reynders, EU Commissioner for Justice, will open the webinar.

The webinar will take place on Zoom on Tuesday 7 July 2020 from 3.30 to 5pm (CET) and will be in English.

The aim of this online event is to raise awareness of the first-ever EU Strategy on Victims’ Rights and its impact for future EU actions. We believe that the Strategy represents an important step for victims of all crimes and a successful implementation of the Strategy will have wide ranging benefits across our economies and societies.

More information:
victimsupport.eu

APAV 30 Years | Piano recital with Jorge Moyano

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As part of the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Portuguese Association for Victim Support, Theatro Circo in Braga will host a solidarity recital with pianist Jorge Moyano, on July 10 at 9:30 pm. The pianist will perform works by Chopin, Liszt and Gershwin. Through music, APAV offers to everyone who has shared the work and dedication of these 30 years. The ticket office reverts to APAV and tickets are available online and at the theater ticket office (10 €). The room capacity was limited, APAV and Theatro Circo comply with all public health rules.

Online Tickets

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