Security and tourism: Brussels campaigns against pickpocketing

Brussels, Belgium, July 2015 – The city of Brussels and the neighbouring commune of Ixelles, which receive together some 3.8 million overnight stays, have launched a new campaign aimed at preventing pickpocketing against tourists. It consists of four video clips … More

Luxembourg takes on the European Council’s rotating presidency

July 2015 ­– The Luxembourg presidency of the European Council started on 1st July for six months. It’s the 12th time that Luxembourg takes on the rotating presidency of the EU. The challenges for Europe are important, emphasised Xavier Bettel, … More

Conference “Bruxelles-sur-seine : De la fin des territoires à l’émergence des communautés plurielles”

Bruxelles-sur-seine  De la fin des territoires à l’émergence des communautés plurielles* 15, 16 & 17 October 2015, Paris Organised by the Commission communautaire française (French community commission) in partnership with the Wallonia-Brussels Delegation in Paris, the Wallonia-Brussels Center in Paris and the European Forum for … More

The European Commission consults cities on the future EU urban agenda

Brussels, June 2015 – The European Commission organised a “Cities Forum” on 2 June in Brussels to consult representatives of European cities and civil society on the future urban agenda of the European Union. Represented by Véronique Ketelaer, Project Manager, … More

EUROsociAL: Governments of several Latin American countries pledge to implement a regional model for the prevention of violence

Paris, France, May 2015 – Representatives of several Latin American countries took part in the fourth “Ministerial meetings on citizen security: towards the adoption of a regional model for an integrated policy on violence and crime prevention”, organised by Efus … More