A step forward in promoting legality in Emilia Romagna

Bologna, Italy, November 2016 – As Italy strives to curb the Mafia economy and promote legality, the Emilia Romagna Region has recently made a significant contribution by producing a framework document summarising all the regional measures that can be used … More

Local and regional elected officials from 28 countries united against violent extremism

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 10 November 2016 – One hundred and thirty-one local elected officials and representatives of local authorities from 28 European countries gathered in Rotterdam for the Summit of Mayors for the “Alliance of European cities against violent extremism”, on … More

Efus at the annual meeting of the Civil Society Forum on Drugs

Brussels, November 2016 – Efus took part in the 11th annual meeting of the European Union’s Civil Society Forum on Drugs (CSF), a consultative group gathering representatives of civil society tasked with informing the EU’s policies on drugs, on 7-8 … More

For a local prevention of radicalisation leading to violent extremism – Resolution of Efus’ Executive Committee, November 2016

The members of Efus’ executive committee, assembled in Rotterdam (Netherlands) on Tuesday 8 November 2016, adopted a resolution calling for a local prevention of radicalisation leading to violent extremism. For a local prevention of radicalisation leading to violent extremism Resolution … More

The New Urban Agenda: sustainable urban development for safer cities

Paris, October 2016 – From 17 to 20 October 2016, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Development (Habitat III), in Quito, Ecuador, will adopt the New Urban Agenda (NUA), which defines new guidelines for designing urban policies worldwide … More

“Working with Efus members will enable us to enhance security and sustainability” Interview with the Mayor of Riga, Nils Ušakovs

Why did you choose to join the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus)? Nils Ušakovs: The safety of the citizens and guests of Riga is one of the cornerstones of our sustainable development. The participation of Riga in Efus and … More