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Promoting Rights of Victims in the EU (PREVICT)

The PREVICT project is funded by EU (DG Justice Programme) will contribute towards:
– victims’ better information about their rights and the support they can claim and receive;
– better understanding of how to provide information to victims in an effective and inclusive manner;
– measuring the impact of information provision on victims of crimes.

The partners of the project include: Human Rights for Democracy Centre (Abania),the Victim and Witness Support Service Croatia, Fehér Gyűrű (Hungary), Victim Support Malta (Malta) and APAV (Portugal), VILIAS (Lirthuania), Transcendent Media Capital (TMC) and Victim Support Europe.

The project will contribute towards:
– victims’ better information about their rights and the support they can claim and receive;
– better understanding of how to provide information to victims in an effective and inclusive manner;
– measuring the impact of information provision on victims of crimes.

The innovative aspects of the project are reflected in:
– development of information tools based on research and not just on a presumption that some forms of delivery are good or convenient;
– information tools and campaigns are developed jointly by the partnership, but are tailored specifically for each country to respond to the existing cultural, geographical, legal or political environment in the country;
– impact measurement methodology is being developed specifically to measure impact of information on victims’ access to and enjoyment of their rights;
– impact is measured through the project to inform about the actual result of the tools and the campaign;
– impact measurement methodology is replicable and will be offered to VSE members through members’ training through our operating activities planning in 2021 or 2022, with view on also developing a training for trainers, to ensure cascade transmission of impact measurement knowledge throughout the broader VSE and our members’ networks.

On 28 and 29 August Victim Support Europe hosted a kickoff meeting of the PREVICT project in Brussels. The project is focused on the analysis of the best practices of information campaigns in the victims’ field and on the development of a toolkit for the evaluation of communication activities.
The meeting aimed at presenting each partner’s national research finding on campaigns and discussing the next steps of the project.