New EU Victim’s Rights Platform Inaugurated

On September 22, at a conference co-hosted with the German Presidency of the Council of the EU, Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders inaugurated the new Victims’ Rights Platform.

Following the recent adoption of the first EU Strategy on Victims’ Rights, the platform is viewed as an important tool.

The platform, which will meet annually or on an ad-hoc basis will serve as an important forum for discussion on victims’ rights.

Participants to this forum include, the European Network on Victims’ Rights, the EU Network of national contact points for compensation, the EU Counter–Terrorism Coordinator, Eurojust, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and civil society.

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