Denmark wins the European Crime Prevention Award on prevention of human trafficking

Rome, Italy, December 2014 – The 2014 European Crime Prevention Award on “prevention of trafficking in human beings” went to Denmark for its project “HopeNow – Empowering trafficked people”. The prize was announced at the annual good practice conference of … More

The working group on “The city at night” visits the nightlife scheme of the city of Paris

Paris, December 2014 – Set up last autumn, Efus’ working group on “The city at night” had its first meeting and study visit in Paris on 26 and 27 November. The theme of the visit was the scheme put in … More

100 PROMISING PRACTICES ON SAFER CITIES, a report by Efus and the International Crime Prevention Centre (ICPC)

Paris, December 2014 – As part of the World Urban Forum which took place in Medellin, Colombia, mid 2014, UN-Habitat commissioned the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) and the International Crime Prevention Centre (ICPC) to collect 100 promising practices … More

Eurosocial : Exchange between Catalonia and Panama on community policing

Panama City, Panama, December 2014 – The head of the department for security at the Ministry of the Interior of Catalonia (Spain), Angels Vila, went to Panama on 25-26 November to assist the Panamean police in strengthening community policing, as … More

Efus’ working group on senior citizens discusses better safety practices and quality of life during first meeting in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain, November 2014 –  Efus and the Directorate-General of Security of the autonomous government of Catalonia (Spain) organised the first meeting of the working group on senior citizens, on 20 and 21 November, in Barcelona. Gathering participants from all … More

“Supporting and protecting victims of human trafficking is a way to fight it” Interview with Patrick Hauvuy, Director of ALC

The French association ALC received the French 2014 Crime Prevention Award for its scheme titled Ac.Sé (accueil sécurisant, secure support), which offers support and protection to victims of human trafficking. Interview with Patrick Hauvuy, Director of ALC. How does the … More