Programme

DAY 1

9h30-10h00

Welcome & Registration

10H00-10h45

Opening Session

Lucília Gago, Attorney General

João Lázaro, President of the Board, Portuguese Association for Victim Support - APAV

Paula Vaz Freire, Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon*

10h45-11h45

Plenary Session #1:The Prosecution Services and Victims’ Rights

Chair: Joana Marques VidalDeputy Attorney-General

Levent Altan, Executive Director, Victim Support Europe

To be determined, The Crown Prosecution Service (United Kingdom)

 

11h45-12h10

Coffee-break

12h10-13h00

Plenary Session #2: Project PROVICTIMS - Main results and conclusions of a study

Chair: Manuel António Ferreira Antunes, former Deputy Attorney General

Sónia Moreira Reis, Invited Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (FD-UL) and Member of the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences/Centre for Investigation of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences (IDPCC/CIDPCC)

Catarina Abegão Alves, Invited Lecturer at Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (FD-UL) and Member of the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences/Centre for Investigation of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences (IDPCC/CIDPCC) | Viedospeech

João Manuel Gouveia Caires, Invited Lecturer at Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (FD-UL) and Member of the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences/Centre for Investigation of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences (IDPCC/CIDPCC) | Viedospeech

13h00-14h30

Lunch

14h30-16h00

Simultaneous Workshops

Workshop #1 | Risk assessment

Facilitator: Rui do Carmo, former Public Prosecutor, Coordinator of the Team for Retrospective Analysis of Homicide in the context of Domestic Violence

Workshop #2 | Providing support to victims of crime: how to reach more victims

Facilitator: Levent Altan, Executive Director, Victim Support Europe

16h00-16h20

Coffee-break

12h10-13h00

Roundtable: Victims' Protection during Criminal Proceedings

Chair: Helena Gonçalves, Public Prosecutor, Coordinator of the Office for Family, Children and Youngsters of the Attorney General’s Office

Cristina Soeiro, Forensics Psichologist, Vice President of the Board, Portuguese Association for Victim Support - APAV

Miguel Ângelo Carmo, Public Prosecutor, Advisor to Cabinet of the Attorney General

Carla Ferreira, Manager of CARE - Support for victims of sexual violence against children and young people, Portuguese Association for Victim Support - APAV

17h30-17h45

Closing of day 1

Cristina Soeiro, Vice President of the Board, Portuguese Association for Victim Support - APAV

DAY 2

9h30-10h00

Plenary Session #3: Restorative Justice

Chair: Cláudia Capela, Public Prosecutor, Head of the Specialized Section for Domestic Violence - SEIVD of Seixal

Antony Pemberton, Professor of Restorative Justice at the Leuven Institute of Criminology (Belgium)*

10h00-10h30

Plenary Session #4: Right to Information

Chair: Teresa Morais, Public Prosecutor, Head of the Specialized Section for Domestic Violence - SEIVD of Oporto

Ulf Hjerppe, Head of the Department for the Crime Victim Fund and the Centre of Competence at Crime Victim Compensation and Support Authority - Brottsoffermyndigheten (Sweeden)

10h30-10h45

Coffee-break

10h45-12h00

Simultaneous Workshops

Workshop #3 | The Role of Prosecutors in the Promotion of Victims' Rights

Facilitator: To be determined,  Irish Council for Civil Liberties

Workshop #4 | Restorative Justice

Facilitators: José Ignacio Martinez Ruiz, Head of the Restorative Justice Service, Institute for Social Reintegration of the Basque Country

Sónia Moreira Reis, Invited Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (FD-UL) and Member of the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences/Centre for Investigation of Criminal Law and Criminal Sciences (IDPCC/CIDPCC)

12h00-12h45

Plenary Session #5: Key-note speaker

Chair: Frederico Moyano Marques, Chief Operations Officer, Portuguese Association for Victim Support - APAV

Simon Green, Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise, Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education, University of Hull (United Kingdom)

12h45

Closing Session

Francisca Van-Dunem, Ministry of Justice

* To be confirmed