Saint-Nazaire (CA la CARENE)

 1. General Information :

The agglomeration community of the Nazaire region and the Loire estuary (CARENE) is an intermunicipal French structure in the department of Loire-Atlantique. In order to put together a sustainable development project that will guarantee harmonious and cohesive development for the ten communes in the agglomeration, the CARENE has built up 9 areas of expertise: economic development, environmental planning, housing policy, urban policy, car parks and on-street parking, tourism, cultural and sports facilities, protection and development of the natural and living environment, and major urban services (water and sanitization, rubbish collection, public transport)

Population: 116,745 inhabitants (2007)

Location: France

Official Website

 2. The City in our Network :

The City and Efus

Member since : 2009

Participated in


  • Final conference “Conflict resolution and mediation in European cities”, Angers, France, 6-7 May 2004
  • Seminar “Roles and responsabilities of supra-local authorities in urban security policies”, Florence, Italy, 23-24 February 2004

The City and the National Forum (FFSU)

Member of the Executive Committee from : 2012 to 2015

Participated in

  • National day of Local Security and Crime Prevention Councils, FFSU, 15 May 2003


  • Conference “12 hours for crime prevention” concerning the definition of crime prevention in France, FFSU, 18 October 2005
  • Training session “Smoking, Alcohol and Illegal Drugs: local prevention policies”, FFSU, 13-14 October 2005