The aim of this call is to contribute to the effective and coherent application of EU criminal law in the area of the rights of victims of crime (http://ec.europa.eu/justice/criminal/victims/index_en.htm).
The first and main priority is the implementation and practical application of the following instruments:
Project proposals should be focused on actions that ensure maximum practical benefits and impact for victims of crime, including:
Proposals whose main purpose is to assess the transposition of the above-listed instruments into national law are not a priority of this call.
The second priority of the call is the identification of possibile gaps and needs to improve the current EU legislation in the area of victims’ rights.
2. Description of the activities to be funded under this topic
This call will cover the following activities:
Regarding the first priority of the call, projects focusing on research and other analytical activities will be considered. Nonetheless, such actions should have a strong element of knowledge sharing across the European Union between different actors and stakeholders working on victims’ rights.
Under the second priority, projects could include analytical activities, such as research, surveys and data collection and include the analysis of the current legal situation, including its possibile deficiencies in responding to practical problems encountered by victims of crime and/or suggesting best methods for ensuring victims access to their rights.
Training activities can also be funded under this call, as long as they are of ancillary nature and not constitute the main purpose of the project.