Publications

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...

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...

This article published in March in the Journal of Human Trafficking examines the access to compensation for trafficked persons in Canada. It discusses the advantages and limitations as well as the interplay of four compensation mechanisms: restitution as a part of a criminal process, compensation...

In March 2019 a new report “Strengthening victims' rights: from compensation to reparation,” written by Joëlle Milquet, Special Adviser to President Juncker on compensation for victims of crime was launched. The report shows that victims often have difficulty accessing justice and receiving compensation due to...