Summit of Mayors “Alliance of European Cities Against Violent Extremism”, 9 November, Rotterdam

Summit of Mayors “Alliance of European Cities Against Violent Extremism” 9 November, Rotterdam European local elected officials and representatives of local and regional authorities will discuss the current state of play in the area of the prevention of radicalisation and … More

Call for partners: EU project on drug consumption rooms

Paris, September 2016 – Efus is looking for partners in a new European project on drug consumption rooms, which it will submit in October as part of the “Drug Policy Initiatives” of the European Union’s Directorate-General Justice.   The aim … More

Workshop on social media and public security, 4 October, Paris

Paris, September 2016 – Efus is organising for its members a participatory workshop on the use of social media for public security, as part of the European Medi@4Sec project in which it is a partner. The Medi@4Sec partners will present … More

A new website for professionals involved in the integration of refugees in Germany

Hanover, Germany, August 2016 – According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), more than 65 million people, or one human being in 113, were displaced from their country in 2015. Conflicts, persecution or natural disasters are just … More

The Executive Committee welcomes five new members

Paris, July 2016 – Congratulations to the five cities that were elected new members of the Executive Committee at the General Assembly, held on 27-28 June in Setubal (Portugal). These are: Amadora, Portugal (pop. 175,000), Düsseldorf, Germany (pop. 604,000), Gdansk, … More

Field visits around Setubal’s programmes regarding senior citizens, urban planning and civil protection

Setubal, Portugal, June 2016 – On the occasion of the General Assembly held in Setubal (Portugal) on 27 and 28 June, the municipality organised a series of field visits to show participants some of the projects it has implemented concerning … More