The aim of this working group is to facilitate research and dissemination of findings, and encourage collaborations across Europe.

Specific objectives

– Examining to what extent crime and the criminal justice systems have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis 

– Promoting knowledge and research on this topic among European researchers

– Establishing comparative research across Europe

– Creating a network for information exchange, findings dissemination and international collaboration

– Organizing regular meeting between the working group members as well as a specific panel at the ESC annual conference