November 11, 2004
on the theme
‘Victims of Crime in Malta’
Paola Local Council, Paola, Malta
This year’s meeting was not open to the general public. It was rather a working seminar on the state of victim services in Maltaamongst chosen delegates. The seminar, was intended as a “stock-taking” exercise, was a first in Malta. Never has there been in the past a seminar dealing with such a theme. The seminar registered the current situation in Maltaas regards services to victims of crime, a brain-storming operation, and also a step forward in the direction of the establishment of Victim Support Malta. All interested organisations and institutions were invited to attend and address the seminar. The guest speaker at the event was Dame Helen Reeves, Chairperson of Victim SupportUK, and Victim Support Europe (VSE; formerly the European Forum for Victim Services). The seminar was also addressed by Dr Tonio Borg, Minister for Justice and Home Affairs.