Committee of the Regions

Open letter from Efus members to the representatives of the European institutions

Efus (European Forum for Urban Security) General Assembly of local authorities met in Karlsruhe (Germany) on 13 May and published an open letter to the representatives of European institutions presenting their needs and expectations regarding future Justice and Security policies. Karlsruhe, 13 … More

Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus, advocates the role of local authorities in EU security policies to the EU Committee of the Regions

Brussels, 7 April 2014 ­– Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus, advocated the role of local and regional authorities in EU security policies during a conference on 7 February in Brussels as part of the “structured dialogue” proposed by the Committee … More

Crime prevention: local elected officials call for the European Union to provide more support and to take greater consideration of the role of cities

Brussels, 10 December 2013 – The European debate “From cities to Europe”, organised by the European Forum for Urban Security on 10 December at the Committee of the Regions head office in Brussels, ended with a call for more support … More

Opinion of the Committee of the Regions on the Communication of the European Commission on Prevention

The Committee of Regions has formulated an opinion on this communication, with Mr Rinaldo Bontempi contributing largely to its elaboration. It was presented by Ms. Mercedes Bresso and approved on 29 September 2004 (see appendix). This interesting text includes the … More