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

Slovakia takes on the presidency of the EU at a time of unprecedented challenges

Paris, July 2016 – Slovakia (5.4 million inhabitants) took over from the Netherlands the rotating presidency of the European Union on 1st July at a time of unprecedented challenges following the ‘Brexit’ vote in Great Britain, which was to succeed … More

Efus is looking for an external evaluator

Efus is looking for an evaluator to carry out an external evaluation of its project Just & Safer Cities for All project For further information please consult here. Please send your detailed response to this call for tender to delatorre@efus.eu and judice@efus.eu no … More

Members of the 2016 Executive Committee

Executive Committee Members Elected on 28 June 2016 in Setubal, Portugal With deliberative vote President: Matosinhos / Portugal Vice-Presidents: Generalitat de Catalunya (ES), LPR-Niedersachsen (DE) (treasurer), Milan (IT), Rotterdam (NL) Amadora (PT), Amiens (FR), Aubervilliers (FR), Augsburg (DE), Barcelona (ES), Bruxelles (BE), Cascais (PT), … More