European cities facing radicalisation: communication and counter-narratives – European Conference 27 May, Bordeaux

As part of the project Local Institutions Against Extremism II (LIAISE 2): European Conference European cities facing radicalisation: communication and counter-narratives 27 May, Bordeaux – France When it leads to violent extremism and terrorism, radicalisation becomes a major challenge. This … More

BOUNCE programme to strengthen the resilience of young people against radical influences: training and support opportunities

Paris, April 2016 – Developed in the framework of the European project ‘Strengthening Resilience Against Violent Radicalisation (STRESAVIORA)’, BOUNCE is an early-prevention, psycho-physical training designed to help vulnerable youngsters strengthen their resilience against radical influences and to raise awareness among … More

“An opportunity to exchange and learn from other European local authorities” Ioannis Lolos, Mayor of Igoumenitsa

The Mayor of Igoumenitsa, a port-city of 25,000 situated on the northwestern coast of Greece, explains why the city recently joined Efus. Why did you decide to join the European Forum for Urban Security? Ioannis Lolos: Efus works on all … More

Call for Practices: Prevention and fight against racism, xenophobia, homophobia and all other forms of intolerance

Efus and eight European organisations are launching a call to identify existing innovative and encouraging practices at a local level throughout Europe to combat crime and misdemeanors motivated by racism, xenophobia and all other forms of intolerance. 50 practices will … More

Activities and initiatives for Efus’ members

Overview of activities available to Efus’ members for preventing and fighting against radicalisation Click image to enlarge More details below…

Launch of the project “Local Institutions Against Extremism II” (LIAISE 2) – Interested members can still join

Paris, March 2016 – Co-funded by the European Union, the project “Local Institutions Against Extremism II” (LIAISE 2) seeks to strengthen the capacities of local and regional European authorities to prevent and tackle the issue of radicalisation leading to violent … More