“Making public spaces safer” Conference, 24th October 2005

On 24th October 2005, the Luxembourg Forum organised a conference on ‘Increasing security in public areas”. Please contact the EFUS for information on this topic.

State, social control and deviance

I had the fortune of reading on holiday “Stato, controllo sociale e devianza” (“State, social control and deviance”) by Dario Melossi and edited by Bruno Mondadori. I found this book wonderful and I hope the author agrees with me when … More

“The development of urban security policies in Italy”

Draft programme, updated 21st January 2004 Naples, Friday 5th and Saturday 6th March 2004 National meeting The development of urban safety policies in Italy is presented in the book “Sicurezza urbana” (Urban Security), published by the Italian Forum for Urban … More

Justice for minors in Spain: Summary Report, 2000

Age of Criminal Responsibility: Following changes to the Penal Code, a new Organic Law (January 2000) outlines minors’ criminal responsibility.  Full adult criminal responsibility, which was previously fixed at the age of 16, is now the age of 18 years, … More

The Fight against Crime Plan

Madrid, 19th September 2002 The Agreement, which contains up to 18 definitive measures, will involve 54,000 local policemen as part of the Fight against Crime Plan which resulted from the agreement between Señor Acebes and the FEMP.   This will involve … More