19 February 2021

Event recording - Crime, victims, and rights: what can EU countries do to strengthen victims’ rights?

On Friday 19 February 2021, FRA presented the results of its first-ever EU-wide survey on victims of crime.

The FRA survey details the experiences and opinions of 35,000 people from 29 countries. It gives the most detailed picture ever of crimes ranging from violence and harassment to burglary and online fraud.

FRA Director Michael O’ Flaherty opened the event.

A presentation of the results and live debate followed with:

  • Joanna Goodey, Head of Research and Data Unit, FRA
  • Katarzyna Janicka-Pawlowska, EU victims’ rights coordinator, European Commission
  • Antony Pemberton, Professor of Restorative Justice at KU Leuven, Belgium and Professor of Victimology, Tilburg University, the Netherlands
  • Anu Leps, Criminal Policy Adviser, Estonian Ministry of Justice