Bulgarian presidency of the EU: what implications for security issues?

Paris, January 2018 – On 1 January 2018, Bulgaria succeeded Estonia as the country holding the rotating presidency of the European Union for a semester, until 30 June 2018. Bulgaria pledges to respond to “the needs of Europe and European … More

“Efus is adding value to the design of urban public policies” – Interview with Josep Lahosa

Josep Lahosa was Director of Barcelona’s prevention services from 1986 to 2017 and as such, one of the founders of both the European and the Spanish forums. He is Executive Director of the latter. Representing the city of Barcelona, you … More

Signing of a cooperation agreement between Efus and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces

Madrid, Spain, December 2017 — The European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) and the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP according to the Spanish acronym), which gathers 90% of the country’s local authorities, formalised their mutual willingness for cooperation … More

The Czech city of Brno concludes the first National Crime Prevention Days with a declaration advocating more transverse cooperation

Brno, Czech Republic, September 2017 – The city of Brno organised the first National Crime Prevention Days of the Czech Republic on 19 and 20 September, which included a two-day conference of experts on “Crime, Crime Prevention and Society”. The … More

“Tackling security issues by cooperating with other municipalities” – Interview with Ferenc Szöllősi, Mayor of Pécel, new member of Efus

Pécel is a town of 17,000 situated in the suburbs of Budapest, the capital of Hungary. Why did Pécel join Efus and what benefits do you expect? Ferenc Szöllősi : I am Mayor of Pécel since 2010 and I think … More

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