We use our mandate – set out in the Victims and Survivors (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 – to advise, influence and challenge.
Listening closely to the lived experiences of victims and survivors, carrying out research that allows us to understand the complex issues and learning from the expertise of other agencies and professionals, every piece of advice, research and policy development that we deliver is shaped by collective learning.
Research & Policy Development
Research How we research Our approach to research is dependent on the research area. These approaches can be described as academic-led or action-based. Action-based research seeks to create change…
The Victims and Survivors Forum
The Victims and Survivors Forum are at the heart of everything that we do. The Forum is made up of people with different backgrounds, beliefs, experiences and opinions but whose…
Communication & Dialogue
We engage with victims and survivors and other stakeholders through creative initiatives, the media and social media and by carrying out surveys and hosting focus groups, seminars and conferences, all…
Visit our library where you can view the range of research reports, advice and guidance we have produced over the years.