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The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) has released its report on Business and human rights focusing on access to remedy. The report builds on their 2017 Opinion on "Improving access to remedy in the area of business and human rights at the EU level" and gathers...

On the 22nd September, at a high-level video conference, the Commissioner for Justice, Didier Reynders introduced the Commission's newly appointed Coordinator for Victims' Rights - Katarzyna Janicka-Pawlowska. Ahead of the event, Commissioner Reynders said: “Today is an important moment in our work to protect...

The Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) has released its annual Fundamental Rights Report. This report reviews major developments in 2019, identifying both achievements and areas of concern. It also presents FRA’s opinions on these developments. Chapter 8 of the Report focuses on access to justice highlighting the...

Justice at Last has joined the One Voice One Cause campaign launched by Victim Support Europe (VSE). This campaign calls for EU and national authorities to increase awareness of victims’ rights, galvanise advocacy efforts, and share knowledge and initiatives to close the existing gaps. The campaign...

The first eBook of the FAIRCOM Project investigates the availability of State and Offender Compensation for victims of sexual violence in the following EU Member States Greece, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands and Spain. This project, funded by the EU, was established to promote an efficient...

On June 24, the European Commission published its EU Strategy on Victims’ Rights (2020-2025) and promoting five key priorities: (i)              effective communication with victims and a safe environment for victims to report crime; (ii)            improving support and protection to the most vulnerable victims; (iii)           facilitating victims’ access to...

The Commission announced on February 22, 2020, in light of the European Day for Victims of Crime, a new Commission strategy for victim's rights (2020-2024) to be published by summer 2020. According to the Commission's statement, 75 million people fall victim to crime every...