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The World Society of Victimology is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization with Special Category consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and the Council of Europe.     Read more

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The membership of the World Society of Victimology consists of a wide variety of individuals — from students to academics, from interested individuals to government officials — dedicated to improving the plight of victims of crime and the abuse of power around the globe.     Read more

Announcements

World Society of Victimology – International Symposium on Victimology 2021

World Society of Victimology – International Symposium on Victimology 2021

The 17th International Symposium on Victimology will be held in Donostia San Sabastian, Basque Country Spain 6 – 10 June, 2021.  The WSV is pleased to announce the host is the INSTITUTO VASCO DE CRIMINOLOGÍA – KRIMINOLOGIAREN EUSKAL INSTITUTUA – BASQUE INSTITUTE OF CRIMINOLOGY (UPV/EHU/University of the Basque Country). A symposium website is under construction.

Filed in Announcements by on August 6, 2019

XXXV Postgraduate Course on Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice – Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Proudly held in cooperation with the World Society of Victimology (WSV) – 20th May to 1 June, 2019 To read more http://www.worldsocietyofvictimology.org/wsv-events/victimology-courses/europe-dubrovnik-croatia/

Filed in Announcements by on February 18, 2019

WSV ELECTION RESULTS 2018

Dear WSV Members, please note that two hundred and eight members responded to the request to vote in the recent WSV Election for One Half of the Executive Committee. Of these voters, one hundred and ninety-two completed the ballot. I congratulate the following six candidates who are elected for a six-year term: Sarah Simons Dawn […]

Filed in Announcements by on April 4, 2018