Victim Support Europe organized the conference "Victims of Crime Beyond 2015 – A Manifesto", which was hold at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 6th November 2013.
The event focused on the future of victims’ rights in Europe after the implementation phase of the EU directive establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of crime and will include presentations from representatives from the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. In the event was also launched the Victim Support Europe’s Manifesto for the 2014 European Parliament election.
The speakers were: Teresa Jiménez-Berrecil Barrio (MEP, LIBE Committee); Antonyia Parvanova (MEP, FEMM Committee); Simona Mesoniené (Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union); Anna Mamai (upcoming Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union); and David McKenna (President of Victim Support Europe). Viviane Reding, Vice-President of the European Commission, delivered the closing speech, where the Project Infovictims promoted by APAV was mentioned as a good practice to be adopted in the EU Member States.