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, Peru, 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

Assessing preventive actions against radicalisation: second LIAISE 2 seminar in Leuven

Leuven, Belgium, October 2016 – More than 30 European local practitioners and experts took part in the seminar “How to assess the impact of preventive actions against radicalisation?”, organised in Leuven, Belgium on 11-12 October in the framework of the … More

Local authorities discuss the opportunities and threats of social media in local security policies

Paris, October 2016 – How do local authorities use social media to strengthen their local security policy? What are the opportunities and dangers of social media? How to preserve fundamental freedoms and promote citizen participation? These are some of the … More

Training sessions: police-population relationships, and prevention of violence against women

Paris, October 2016 – The European and French Forums for Urban Security will deliver this autumn two training sessions for French speakers who are or not member of the network. They will take place at the Forum’s offices in Paris. … 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