Logo Ville de Bruxelles

1. General Information :

Population: 170 407 inhabitants (2014)

Location: [link url=”,4.372559&spn=6.130243,14.80957&z=6″]Belgium[/link]

Official website

Website of the crime prevention service

Website for ASBL BRAVVO local prevention policy coordinator

Twinned with: Atlanta (USA), Georgia (USA), Berlin (Germany), Beijing (China), Macao (China), Madrid (Spain), Washington D.C (USA), Kiev (Ukraine), Breda (Holland), Prague (Czech Republic), Lubljana (Slovenia), Casablanca (Morocco) et Kinshasa (Congo).

2. The city in our network :

The city and Efus:

Member since : 1995

Member of the Executive Committee since : 1995

  • President : 2003-2007

Participated in:

  • ASBL BRAVVO Partner in the European project “Safer Touristic Cities” (2013-2015)
  • Brussels Ixelles Police Partner, ASBL BRAVVO Associate Partner in Project IMPPULSE – strengthening police/population relationships (2014-2015)
  • BRAVVO Partner for the City of Brussels in Project LIAISE on the prevention of radicalisation (2014-2016)
  • ASBL BRAVVO Associate Partner in Project AUDIT (2013-2015)
  • Partner in SecuCities EuroMediation work group, 2005-2007
  • Partner in Secucities Cultures of Prevention, 2005-2006
  • Partner in SecuCities Football : Euro 2000 cities against racism, 2000
  • Partner in Secucities Women victims of trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation and cross-border cooperation, Second Step, 1999-2000
  • Presentation at the Conference “Is a gender-differentiated approach relevant in terms of urban safety?”, 30th of September and 1st of October, 1999
  • Partner in Secucities Women victims of trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation and cross-border cooperation, 1998-1999
  • Partner in the project Prevention of drug abuse in primary schools, 1997 -1998
  • Partner in the project Local participation in strategies for the prevention and control of drug abuse, 1997-1998
  • Presentation at the Conference “Urban transports, safety and social crisis”, October 30th-31st 1995


  • General Assembly, Karlsruche, Germany, 12th May 2014
  • General Assembly, Cascais, Portugal, 27th June 2013
  • General Assembly, Brussels, Belgium, 7th June 2012
  • International conference, “Security, Democracy and Cities: The Future of Prevention”, Aubervilliers & Saint-Denis, 12th-14th December 2012
    Workshop partner, “Shared Public Spaces”, for the Belgian Forum for the Prevention of Urban Security
  • General Assembly, Toulouse, France, June 25th 2009
  • Conference on Local Safety Audits, Brussels, Belgium, March 27th 2008
  • General Assembly, Rome, Italy, July 6th 2007
  • Towards a European framework for Prevention, Meeting at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, February 23rd 2006
  • Presence at the Executive Committee of January 20th, 2006
  • International conference of Saragossa, Spain, November 2nd- 4th 2006
  • General Assembly, Piacenza, Italy, June 10th 2005
  • General Assembly, Lisbon, Portugal, July 4th 2003
  • General Assembly, L’Hospitalet, Spain, December 13th 2002
  • Conférence Internationale de Paris, France 1991

3. Best Practice Forms :

 See also

Police-population relations: interview with Yvan Mayeur, Mayor of Brussels