“We are committed to building an inclusive and tolerant society” – An interview with Mayor of Setúbal, Maria Das Dores Meira

The Mayor of the Portuguese city of Setúbal talks to Efus about the actions undertaken by her municipality to foster integration of migrant communities What are the characteristics of immigration in Setúbal? Maria Das Dores Meira: During the last few … More

The municipality of Setúbal adopts the Manifesto

Setúbal, Portugal, 5 April 2013 – After a presentation of the themes and principles of the Manifesto of Aubervilliers and Saint-Denis, it was adopted by the municipality of Setúbal. The Manifesto is a political platform on “Security, Democracy and Cities”, a collective … More

“Magical Bag”: under-privileged young people take the streets of Lisbon with circus performances

ECPA awards 2011/Portugal Lisbon (Portugal), October 28, 2011 – The “Magical Bag” project developed by the Lisbon cultural centre Chapitô will be the Portuguese entry for the European Crime Prevention Awards. This initiative consists in involving young people who are … More

Portugal : the latest figures in crime prevention

Crime in Portugal has decreased by 0.6% between 2009 and 2010, according to police figures published in the latest annual report on interior security (RASI 2010, according to its Portuguese acronym), released by the Ministry of the Interior on March, … More

Country profile: Portugal

Last update: 04/2011 Population (2010): 11 317 192 hab. 1. Crime statistics Crime rate (2010) : 40,5% Global tendency : Main Offences : Good offences: 54,1% People offences: 23,31 % Crimes against life in Society: 12,23% Others (includes drug trafficking): 8,85% Crimes against … More

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