Policies

Internal security: Efus members share their practices in Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey, 29 January 2015 – Efus and five members of the network attended in Istanbul (Turkey) the conference on the second phase of the project on the “Improvement of civilian oversight on the internal security sector” in Turkey, which … More

EUROsociAL: Panamanian government adopts scheme proposed by Efus for improving coordination among stakeholders in prevention of violence

Panama City, 20 January 2015 – Since the start of the EUROsociAL programme in Panama, the Panamanian government has expressed the need to improve coordination among all the stakeholders involved in prevention of violence given the number of local initiatives … More

Latvia takes over the presidency of the EU vowing to develop competitiveness, “digital Europe” and “engaged Europe”

Paris, January 2015 – Latvia took over the presidency of the EU Council from Italy on 1st January for a six-month period. It is the first time that this 1.9m Baltic country takes over the rotating presidency since it joined … More

Efus supports the Guatemalan vice-Ministry for the Prevention of Violence in strengthening the national policy of violence and crime prevention

Guatemala City, Guatemala, 17-18 June 2015 – As part of the EUROsociAL II European programme, the European Forum for Urban Security is supporting the 2014-2034 “National policy for the prevention of violence and for citizen security and peaceful coexistence” of … More

100 Promising Practices on Safer Cities, a report by Efus and the International Crime Prevention Centre (ICPC)

As part of the World Urban Forum which took place in Medellin, Colombia, mid 2014, UN-Habitat commissioned the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) and the International Crime Prevention Centre (ICPC) to collect 100 promising practices on safer cities. Since … More