Regione Toscana

1. General Information :

Tuscany (Italian: Toscana) is a region in North-Central Italy. It has an area of 22,990 square kilometres (8,880 sq mi) and a population of about 3.6 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence. Tuscany is known for its landscapes and its artistic legacy. Six Tuscan localities have been UNESCO protected sites: the historical center of Florence (1982), the historical center of Siena (1995), the square of the Cathedral of Pisa (1987), the historical center of San Gimignano (1990), the historical center of Pienza (1996) and the Val d’Orcia (2004).

Population: 3,6 million

Location: Italy

Capital: Firenze

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2. The region in our network :

The region and the European Forum:

Member since 2001

Participated in:

  • Member of the scientific commite “SafetyAuditsGuide“ 2008
  • Coordinator of the Project UrbAL: Urban security: training and practices, 2006
  • Partner of the Secucities Cultures of Prevention project, 2005-2006
  • Partner of the Local elected officials and crime prevention, 2004


  • General Assembly Barcelona, Spain, July 18th 2008
  • General Assembly Rome, Italy, July 6th 2007
  • International conference of Saragossa, Spain, November 2nd– 4th 2006
  • General Assembly Brussels, Belgium, May 5th 2006
  • Towards a European framework for Prevention, Meeting at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium, February 23rd 2006
  • General Assembly Piacenza, Italy, June 10th 2005
  • Final conference “Conflict resolution and mediation in European cities”, Angers, 2004
  • Meeting “Towards the establishment of a European Observatory for Crime Prevention”, co organised by the Council of Europe, May 11th 2004
  • General assembly Brussels, Belgium, May 10th 2004


  • Conference “Urban policies, the Tuscany Region model”, Florence 2006
  • European seminar: Role and responsibilities of “supra-local” authorities in the urban safety policy”, Florence, Italy, February, 23-24, 2004

The region and the Italian Forum:

Member since 2001

Member of the Executive Committee , 2008-2011

Participated in:

  • Member of the Thematic group “Communication and safety” since 2005
  • 2nd edition “100città”, June 2008
  • 1st edition “100città”, October 2006
  • Member of the Thematic group «local safety audit » 2003-2004


  • General Assembly, Modena, November 2009
  • General Assembly, Sestri Lavante, June 26th, 27th 2008
  • General Assembly Piacenza, Italy, June 10th 2005
  • General Assembly Genova, September 30th 2004
  • General Assembly Roma, November 11, 2003

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