Efus welcomes two new members : Avignon (France) and Pella (Greece)

Situated in the southeast of France, the city of Avignon (pop. 91,250) is notably renowned for the international theatre festival it holds every summer. Avignon is an important tourism destination with some four million visitors a year. The city joined … More

Luxembourg takes on the European Council’s rotating presidency

Luxembourg, July 2015 ­– The Luxembourg presidency of the European Council started on 1st July for six months. It’s the 12th time that Luxembourg takes on the rotating presidency of the EU. The challenges for Europe are important, emphasised Xavier … More

Efus supports the Guatemalan vice-Ministry for the Prevention of Violence in strengthening the national policy of violence and crime prevention

Guatemala City, Guatemala, 17-18 June 2015 – As part of the EUROsociAL II European programme, the European Forum for Urban Security is supporting the 2014-2034 “National policy for the prevention of violence and for citizen security and peaceful coexistence” of … More

Resolution of the Executive Committee on technologies and urban security

Paris, 24 June 2015 – At the end of the 40-month participation in the European research project on ethical issues, legal limitations, and efficiency of surveillance “SURVEILLE”, and building upon • the Efus Charter for a democratic use of video … More

Senior citizens and security, Police-population relations and Tools for urban security : 3 events to follow !

Save the date ! Discover the innovative methods and tools developed by the network’s cities through projects led by Efus, as well as the state of European art within various urban security domains. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> 21-22 September 2015, Brno (CZ) 2nd meeting … More

Security and tourism : Brussels campaigns against pickpocketing

Brussels, Belgium, July 2015 – The city of Brussels and the neighbouring commune of Ixelles, which receive together some 3.8 million overnight stays, have launched a new campaign aimed at preventing pickpocketing against tourists. It consists of four video clips … More