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EC Coordinator for victims’ rights

The role and mandate of the Coordinator for victims’ rights and her team.

The position of the Commission Coordinator for victims’ rights was set up in 2020 in the context of the EU Strategy on victims’ rights (2020-2025).

In September 2020, Katarzyna Janicka-Pawlowska was appointed the first European Commission Coordinator for victims’ rights.

Katarzyna Janicka-Pawlowska

Katarzyna Janicka-Pawlowska,
EC Coordinator for victims’ rights

The Coordinator ensures consistency and effectiveness of actions in relation to the victims’ rights policy. In particular, the Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a smooth functioning of the Victims’ Rights Platform and implementation of the EU Strategy on victims’ rights (2020-2025). The Coordinator synchronizes the victims’ rights related actions of other EU level stakeholders, notably if relevant to the application of the Victims’ Rights Directive.

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19 NOVEMBER 2020
Victims’ Rights: Commissioner Reynders launches new platform and presents first European Commission’s Coordinator for victims’ rights
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