Efus signs a cooperation agreement with UN-Habitat to act as a link between European and African cities in the area of urban security

Paris, November 2014 – Efus has signed a cooperation agreement with UN-Habitat whereby it will act as a link between local governments in Europe and Africa, promoting collaboration between its European partners and African local authorities member of the African … More

Setubal is the sixth Portuguese city to join the UN programme “My City is Getting Ready”

Setubal, Portugal, November 2014 – After Lisbon and Cascais, the city of Setubal has joined the United Nations campaign “My City is Getting Ready” aimed at helping cities to build resilience to disasters. It is the sixth Portuguese city to … More

Council of Europe – Urban violence needs to be addressed respecting fundamental rights and involving local authorities

Lisbon, Portugal, 24 October 2014 – “It is essential to tackle the root causes of urban violence and not limit actions to the symptoms. In combating urban violence human rights should be protected.” In his message the Commissioner for Human … More

Second meeting of the IMPPULSE project for the improvement of police-population relations

Milan, Italy, October 2014 – The second meeting of the partners of the IMPPULSE project for the improvement of police-population relations, which is led by Efus and cofinanced by the European Commission, was held in Milan (Italy) on 23 October. … More

The prevention of violent radicalisation must be part of a global prevention strategy

Paris, November 2014 – Many European cities are faced with radical groups who justify violence with an extremist ideology. As shown during the first meeting of Efus’ new project LIAISE, radicalisation may take different forms: extreme-right groups, people who leave … More

Final conference of the European project Share My City in Bologna, Italy

Bologna, Italy, November 2014 – The final conference of the European project Share My City on the management of conflicts among users of urban public spaces will be held in Bologna (Italy), on 5 December 2014. The project Share My … More