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The Belgian Security and Crime Prevention Award

The presentation of the Belgian security and crime prevention award took place on Friday, October 21st 2005. This twelfth edition of the Belgian award has gone through a few changes in comparison to last year, notably regarding the name of … More

Justice for minors in Belgium: Summary Report

Age of criminal responsibility: The age of criminal responsibility corresponds to the age when you can be tried as an adult, i.e. 18.  However, the age of criminal responsibility may be increased beyond l8, when seen as appropriate, or upon … More

2nd Prevention Workshop Conference, Charleroi

DEMOCRATIC VALUES AS PREVENTION STRATEGIES Details of the events from the 2nd Prevention Workshop Conference, held in May 2004 by the city of Charleroi and the CIFoP (The Inter-University Centre for long term training) are now available.  The general theme … More

Crime Prevention and Security Policy Rainbow

The details of a study day held on 28th March 2003 in Brussels are available to the Forum.  This day was organised jointly with the Roi Baudoin Foundation, the Minister President of the Brussels-Capital Region, and the Walloon Home Affaires … More

Urban and Security Policies in Belgium and the Netherlands

Publication from the Verwey-Jonker Institute, in collaboration with the Willem Pompe Institution at the University of Utrecht and the Universities of Brussels and Gent. (2005) Written by Hugo Swinnen, Jessica Hoste and Marjan de Gruijter  the report here, (in French only)