Medi@4sec 4th workshop: the policing of trolling, hate, and lies online

London, 15 May 2018  — What can and should be done to prevent trolling? What methods of disruption are available/desirable? How can action against trolling be enforced? These were some of the main questions discussed at the workshop on “The … More

Partnership between Efus and Canada: cross visits on the role of local authorities in crime prevention and social cohesion

Halifax, Canada, June 2018 — As part of its regular exchanges with Canadian cities, Efus was invited to the annual conference of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities , held in Halifax from 31 May to 2 June. About 2,000 local elected officials … More

Cities and the emergence of digital money and new illicit financial flows: “Flying Money” conference in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2018 — The emergence of digital currencies and blockchain technology is rapidly transforming financial systems. It has enabled new forms of financial crime that threaten national and international financial systems but also cities, since this is where … More

Training social mediators by exchanging practices throughout Europe: Call for applications for the 2019 Tour Around Europe

Paris, France, June 2018 — Efus is a partner in the European CreE.A project for the promotion of social mediation in Europe through the exchange of knowledge among professionals. We are inviting member local authorities to take part in the … More

Efus at the CITYCoP project final conference on “Changing communities, changing policing”

Florence, Italy, April 2018 – Efus attended the final conference of the CITYCoP project on “Changing communities, changing policing” in Florence (Italy), on 17-18 April, during which the consortium presented the SecureU mobile application, a unique technological solution developed by … More

How urban security benefits from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research programme

The largest research programme ever with a total budget of some €80 billion, Horizon 2020 is one of the EU’s flagship initiatives. Efus is associated with four European projects that benefit from H2020 funding. Paris, France, May 2018 – The … More