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close this bookHandbook on Justice for Victims (UNODCCP, 1999, 132 p.)
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View the documentForeword
View the documentIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsChapter I: The impact of victimization
Open this folder and view contentsChapter II: Victim assistance programmes
Open this folder and view contentsChapter III: The role and responsibility of front-line professionals and others to victims
Open this folder and view contentsChapter IV: Advocacy, policy-making and law reform: the role of civil society
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View the documentAnnex I: Programme parameters
View the documentAnnex II: Suggested resources
View the documentAnnex III: Key United Nations documents on victims of crime and abuse of power
View the documentAnnex IV: Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Powera
View the documentAnnex V: Contributors to the Handbook
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On the use and application of the Declaration of Basic Principles of Justice for Victims of Crime and Abuse of Power


United Nations Office
for Drug Control
and Crime Prevention

Centre for International Crime Prevention


New York, 1999.

This Handbook was prepared by a group of experts from more than 40 countries at a series of meetings supported by the Office for Victims of Crime in the United States Department of Justice and the Ministry of Justice in the Netherlands.

The document was developed in cooperation with the United Nations Office at Vienna, Centre for International Crime Prevention, Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention, and its publication was generously funded by the Office for Victims of Crime, United States Department of Justice.