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New EU programmes for the period 2014-2020: Adoption of the the ”Justice Programme” and the ”Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme”

Paris, January 2014 – The European Parliament and the Council adopted in December 2013 the ”Justice Programme” and the ”Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme”. Both programmes, which are managed by the Directorate General Justice of the European Commission, will offer … More

2013 European Crime Prevention Award goes to Sweden

Sweden won the European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA) of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) for its project of ‘Relationship violence centre‘, which aims for better involvement of victims in the law enforcement process of the police and the prosecutor.  The Relationship … More

Efus participates in the EUCPN’s Best Practice Conference on the prevention of domestic violence, in Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius, Lithuania, 11-12 December 2013 – Efus took part in the Best Practice Conference organised by the Lithuanian chair of the European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN), on 11 and 12 December 2013, in Vilnius. Focused on the topic of the … 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

Willem van der Brugge, Secretary General of the Confederation of European Probation (CEP): “Cooperation with local authorities should be a natural process”

Efus interviewed Willem van der Brugge on the occasion of the first World Congress on Probation, held in London on 8-10 October 2013 Efus: What is the Confederation of European Probation and what does it do? Willem van der Brugge: … More

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