UN Convention on Justice and Support for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power

 
Author(s)United Nations
Title UN Convention on Justice and Support for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power
Source Draft, 8 February 2010
Date 2010
Document type Research report
Coverage International
URL http://www.worldsocietyofvictimology.org/publications/Draft%20Convention.pdf
Abstract Part I looks at general considerations including definitions, scope, general application and commitment to reduce victimisation. Part II of the Convention is concerned with rights and duties, including: access to justice and fair treatment; Protection of victims, witnesses and experts; information; assistance; restorative justice; restitution including reparation; compensation. Part III is concerned with implementation, monitoring and cooperation.
Keywords Convention; protection; victimisation; rights; witnesses; restorative justice; restitution; reparation; compensation
Topic Victims rights