Efus works on a daily basis to strengthen the role of local and regional authorities and their elected representatives within both national and European governance, on the basis of the principles we defended in our Manifesto, namely the coproduction of security policies with citizens and the essential alliance between security and fundamental human rights.
The Security, Democracy and Cities Manifesto: Co-producing Urban Security Policies
Adopted at the last Efus International Conference, in 2017, the Manifesto is a political platform on urban security developed by Efus, which outlines the values and principles that underpin both Efus’ work and that of its members. Find out more
> Find all of Efus’ resolutions and positions here.
Partnership on the security of public spaces of the Urban Agenda for the European Union
Efus is coordinating with the cities of Nice (France) and Madrid (Spain) this new partnership that enables local and regional authorities, Member States and European institutions to work together to strengthen the role of cities in European security policies, to share knowledge and good practices, and to advocate at the European level for legislative reform and new funding frameworks. Learn more.
URBAN intergroup at the European Parliament
Efus is an official partner of the URBAN parliamentary intergroup, which works on issues of urban development, notably with European local and regional authorities. Learn more.
Positions expressed in the media
Nightlife management in European cities – A security issue
Paris, France, February 2019 – The European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) promotes the sharing of experiences among European local authorities according to the principle of “cities helping cities.” Below…