General Assembly

The European Forum for Urban Security’s Executive Committee renewed during the network’s General Assembly meeting

  Paris, France, March 2021 – On 15 March, members of the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) gathered online on the occasion of the network’s statutory General Assembly, and voted to renew a third of its Executive Committee members. … More

Parallel working sessions for the preparation of the international Security, Democracy and Cities conference

> Wednesday 17 March, 10:30-12:00* (only for Efus members) These parallel working sessions will help prepare Efus’ international Security, Democracy & Cities conference, that will take place on 20, 21 and 22 October in Nice (France). The Efus Strategic Approach … More

Web conference – New Leipzig Charter: an opportunity for cities and regions to include urban security in sustainable development strategies

The New Leipzig Charter – The transformative power of cities for the common good Tuesday 16 March, 16:30-18:00* Speakers Dr. Oliver Weigel, Department for Urban Development, German Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community Monica Diniz, Lisbon Municipal Police, … More

Panel Discussion – The key role of local and regional authorities in EU security policy and related initiatives

Implications of local and regional authorities in the new initiatives proposed by the EU  Friday 19 March 15:00-16:30 CET* Speakers Andrea Volkmer, Directorate-General Home Affairs of the European Commission Andrea Volkmer works for the European Commission, DG HOME, Counter-Terrorism Unit … More

Web conference – Cities and regional authorities : the cornerstone of the protection of rule of law within the EU

Thursday 18 March, 10:00-11:30* Speakers   Didier Reynders, European Commissioner responsible for the portfolio Justice Commissioner Reynders, was appointed European Commissioner in 2019 and became responsible for the ‘Justice’ portfolio. Prior to this position, he held the position Deputy Prime … More

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