Efus is looking for an external evaluator for its project “Security and Tourism”

In the framework of the European project “Security and Tourism” co-funded by the European Commission – ISEC Programme ref. HOME/2011/ISEC/AG/4000002604, the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) is looking for an external evaluation expert. You can download here the call … More

EUROsociAL : exchange of experiences between Colombia and Guatemala on citizen safety and prevention of violence

Bogota and Medellin, Colombia – Executive partner in the EUROsociAL programme of cooperation between Europe and Latin America, Efus organised a study visit for mayors of half a dozen Guatemalan municipalities in two large Colombian cities, Bogota and Medellin, early … More

Latvia takes over the presidency of the EU vowing to develop competitiveness, “digital Europe” and “engaged Europe”

Paris, January 2015 – Latvia took over the presidency of the EU Council from Italy on 1st January for a six-month period. It is the first time that this 1.9m Baltic country takes over the rotating presidency since it joined … More

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