Speech of EFUS President and Mayor of Brussles Freddy Thiemelans at the opening of the , Stuttgart, 17th May 2004 Mr President of the Congress, Mr Mayor, Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all I would like to thank … More

Overview of Urban Policy in Germany

In the framework of the European Urban Knowledge Network, the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning provides an introduction into the functionings of German urban policy. The article includes a good overview of the role of cities and local authorities in Germany, … More

Overview of the Judicial System, 2002

HOW THE COURT SYSTEM IS ORGANISED IN GERMANY Presented by Dr. Robert Schelp1 A) Legal systems (Gerichtsaufbau) I. The five orders of jurisdiction (Die fünf Gerichtszweige) – Ordinary, or Common Law Jurisdiction (Die ordentliche Gerichtsbarkeit) – Administrative Jurisdiction (Die Verwaltungsgerichtsbarkeit) … More

DFK Study Day on Riots in France, Jan 2006

The EFUS supported the German Forum for Crime Prevention (DFK), with the organisation of a study day on the riots that took place in French suburbs in the fall of 2006; this day was hosted by the DFK on 20th … More


The 8th German Crime Prevention Congress was held in Hanover (April 2003). Click here to see one of the Forum’s representatives presentation about “Migration, Immigration and Crime Prevention in Europe”

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