State of the Union conference 2015 : The role of local and regional authorities in the European discussion on security and freedom

The European Forum provided a local and regional authority’s perspective to the discussion on security and freedom that took place at this year’s State of the Union conference 6-9 May 2015 in Florence. Florence, Italy, May 2015 – A number … More

Prevention of radicalisation : start of the LIAISE training cycle

Paris, France, May 2015 – Repressive responses fall short of tackling the issue of radicalisation and violent extremism. Prevention is also essential to counter these phenomena. This is why the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) proposes a series of … More

State of the Union conference 2015 : Shift EU resources to a common urban policy in which mayors could play an important role.

Florence, Italy, May 2015 – The European Forum participated in the fifth annual “State of the Union” high-level conference on the future of Europe organised by the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence (Italy), on 6-9 May. Once again, the … More

EUROsociAL : Governments of several Latin American countries pledge to implement a regional model for the prevention of violence

Paris, France, May 2015 – Representatives of several Latin American countries took part in the fourth “Ministerial meetings on citizen security : towards the adoption of a regional model for an integrated policy on violence and crime prevention”, organised by Efus … More

20th German Congress for Crime Prevention – 8 and 9 June 2015, Frankfurt

The 20th German Congress for Crime Prevention will take place between the 8 and 9 June 2015 in Frankfurt (Germany). This is the most important event on crime prevention in Europe and, just this year, almost 3000 people are expected … More

Fight against terrorism : the role of cities – Opinion by Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus

Opinion by Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus and Mayor of Matosinhos (Portugal), about the role of cities in the fight against terrorism, published on 22 April 2015 on Euractiv. Read here (in French)