1.General Informations :

Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic, located in the southeast of the country. It was founded in 1243, although the area had been settled since the 5th century. Brno is the capital of the South Moravian Region as well as the seat of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic, the Supreme Court, the Supreme Administrative Court, the Supreme Prosecutor’s Office and the Ombudsman.

Population: 390.000

Location: Czech Republic

Official website

Prevention service

Twinned with:

  • Dallas (U.S.A),
  • Kaunas (Lithuania),
  • Leeds (United Kingdom),
  • Leipzig (Germany),
  • Poznan (Poland), [link url=”1996″]Rennes[/link] (France),
  • Sankt Pölten (Austria),
  • [link url=”30063″]Stuttgart[/link] (Germany),
  • Utrecht (Netherland),
  • [link url=”1921″]Vienna[/link] (Austria),
  • Voronezh (Russia),
  • Moscow (Russia),
  • Kharkiv (Ukraine).

2.The City in our network :

The city in the EFUS:

Member since: 2006


  • Associated partner of the project « [link url=”1797″]Citizens, cities and videosurveillance[/link] », 2008-2010
  • Project “[link url=”620″]Crossborder cooperation and victims of trafficking for purposes of sexual exploitation[/link]” (SecuCities Women), 2001-2003
  • Project “[link url=”30244″]Women victims of trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation and transborder cooperation[/link]” (SecuCities Women), 1999-2000

Attended :

  • Conference “Democracy, Cities, Drugs – New Challenges, New Solutions“, 24/02/2011, Vienna
  • General Assembly and SAFE CITY Euromed conference, 19/05/2011, Genoa. Brno was awarded the  1st prize for the project Safe location – safe living.
  • [link url=”30457″]Colloquium on collective violence[/link], Toulouse, 26/06/2009
  • EFUS [link url=”30325″]General Assembly 2009[/link], Toulouse, 25/06/2009
  • Conference “[link url=”586″]Cities Against Terrorism[/link]”, Brussels, 10-11/09/2007
  • Conference “European citizenship”, Prague, 14/12/2006
  • [link url=””]EFUS Zaragossa conference[/link], Zaragossae, 2/11/2006
  • Conference “[link url=”247″]Democracy Cities & Drugs[/link]”, Rome, 10/06/2005
  • Conference “[link url=”1693″]Democracy Cities & Drugs[/link]”, 01/01/2005.
  • [link url=”513″]European conference on Mediation and conflicts regulation[/link], Angers 06/05/2004
  • Colloquium “Stop!” (Sécutopic Femmes), 20/12/2002
  • Bordeaux conference with Eurocities, Bordeaux, 28-29/04/1994

3. Best Practice Forms :

  • Safe location- safe living, Brno, 2009 – 2011 
  • Senior Academy, Brno, 2008 – up to now
  • [link url=”524″]Mediation and problem solving[/link] (Sécutopic Mediation), Brno, 2002
  • [link url=”396″]School violence – crime prevention project for children and juveniles[/link] (Sécutopic Schools), Brno
  • [link url=”603″]Camera Monitoring System CCTV[/link] (Sécutopic Technologies), Brno
  • [link url=”220″]Educational and Re-socialization Program for Young Offenders[/link] (Sécutopic Youth), Brno, 2005
  • [link url=”264″]Drug services in prison[/link], prevention of recidivism Drugs (Sécutopic Drugs), Brno, 1997-2005
  • [link url=”546″]Helping the victims of criminal acts, information brochure for seniors[/link] (Sécutopic Elderly People), Brno, 2004-
  • Perception of security among Brno citizens (Sécutopic Audit), Brno
  • [link url=”569″]Roma Minorities: Violence between different cultural groups[/link] (Sécutopic Migration and Minorities ), Brno, 2003-2005