Colectivo de Victimas Del Terrorismo (COVITE)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: C/ Catalina Elizegui 46, bajo
20009 San Sebastián
Country: Spain
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.covite.org
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Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Victim Protection
  • Criminal Justice

  • Other:'Human rights, Rule of law, Terrorism prevention'
Short description:
Mission:
Colectivo de Victimas Del Terrorismo (COVITE) supports and defends rights of victims of terrorism. Furthermore, COVITE fights against terrorism and radicalization.


Main activities:
Provision of information for victims of terrorism, public awareness campaigns, recovery of personal stories of victims (memory), arrangement and coordination of activities with other groups of victims, Human rights defense.


Main achievements:
First victims involved in the monitoring of judgments of the ECHR. Moreover, the NGO proposals for changes of the law against jihadist terrorism have been approved (L.2/2015). COVITE also participates in international forums (CPI RAN European Commission, UPR) and plays an active role in social networks.



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