Miriana Ilcheva works on the Law Program’s key projects, related to criminal justice and fundamental rights. She has worked on the needs assessment for indicators of public confidence in justice and on cybercrime as a form of ‘new European’ crime within projects under the Seventh Framework Programme. In 2008-2011 she took an active part in drafting the report on the legislation, policies, practices and approaches of EU Member States related to victims of crime and in preparing factsheets on the rights of victims of crime in EU Member States. Miriana Ilcheva participates in the efforts for introducing e-tools for management of criminal cases. She has researched and published on the role of NGOs in supporting vulnerable groups, on the protection of witnesses, on the rights of children victims of trafficking and on victims of domestic violence. Before joining CSD, she worked for the Criminal Law Reform Program in the Sofia office of the American Bar Association/Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative, where she contributed to the institutional capacity building of criminal justice authorities, as well as to various legislative working group.