Policies

“The land of fireflies” prevention of violence against children / Sosnowiec, Poland 2012

PRACTICE SHEET The municipality of Sosnowiec, in Poland, carried an innovative pilot programme for the prevention of domestic violence which includes interventions with victims and also perpetrators. It also includes a specific set of actions aimed at very young children. … More

SHARE MY EUROPEAN CITY (SME-City)

In 2013 the Municipality of Perugia launched the European project SHARE MY EUROPEAN CITY (SME-City) with the Italian Forum for Urban Security acting as a partner in charge of the dissemination of the project. The project SME-City is implemented in … More

Efus at the colloquium on “Security without borders” between France and Belgium April 2014

Comines-Warneton, Belgium, 29 April 2014 – Efus participated in the colloquium on “Security without borders” organised by the governors of the provinces of Hainaut and Western Flanders on 29 April 2014 in Comines-Warneton (Belgium). More than 200 people attended this … More

Efus 2014 General Assembly calls European institutions to further recognise the role of local and regional authorities

Karlsruhe, Germany, 13 May 2014 – The 2014 General Assembly of the European Forum for Urban Security ended with the adoption of an open letter to the European institutions, in which Efus members call for further recognition of the role … More

Immediate response and mediation in public spaces / Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain since 2005

PRACTICE SHEET Santa Coloma de Gramenet, a city of 120,000 situated in Catalonia (Spain), has been implementing since 2005 a series of measures aimed at improving coexistence, titled “immediate intervention and mediation in public spaces”. The city has undergone deep … More