LIAISE 2 EU seminar: “The rise of polarisation and radicalisation in Europe” – 19 May 2017, Rimini (Italy)

The rise of polarisation and radicalisation in Europe Tackling all forms of violent extremism at the local level 4th LIAISE 2 European seminar Friday, 19 May Rimini, Italy Violent extremists acts, besides human casualties and economic damages, also seek to … More

Efus at the 22nd German Congress on Crime Prevention, 19-20 June, Hanover

Hanover, Germany, April 2017 – The 22nd German Congress on Crime Prevention (GCOCP) and the 11th Annual International Forum (AIF) will be held on 19 and 20 June 2017 in Hanover, Germany (Hanover Congress Centre – HCC). The main topic this … More

How to make cities more resilient? International conference on “Risks, Security and Citizenship”, in Setúbal, Portugal

Setúbal, Portugal, avril 2017 ­– Some 300 representatives of European local authorities as well as civil protection stakeholders and academics attended the international conference on “Risks, Security and Citizenship” organised by the municipality of Setúbal, Portugal, and Efus on 30 … More

Preventing radicalisation in prison and in probation: a hundred European attendees at the LIAISE 2 seminar in The Hague

The Hague, Netherlands, April 2017 – About 100 representatives of local authorities, the judiciary and experts from 13 European countries attended the seminar on the “Prevention of radicalisation in the context of probation and prison” organised jointly by the European … More

Book presentation and discussion on jihadism with Asiem El Difraoui

Paris, 15.03.2017 – As a first edition of its breakfast debates, the French Forum for Urban Security (FFSU) hosted a book presentation and discussion with political scientist, economist, film-maker and leading expert on arab media and jihadist internet propaganda Asiem … More

“I am convinced that through collective action, we can better prevent crime in our cities” – Ulrich von Kirchbach, Deputy Mayor of Freiburg, Germany

A vibrant university city of 220,000 situated in the State of Baden-Württemberg (Germany), Freiburg joined Efus in January 2016. The Deputy Mayor for Culture, Integration, Social Affairs and Seniors, Ulrich von Kirchbach, talks with Efus about the reasons that led … More