Irish Presidency of the European Union: for stability, jobs and growth

The Republic of Ireland holds the Presidency of the European Union since the 1st of January 2013 until the end of June. It takes the helm of Europe at a time of unprecedented crisis, not only economic and financial but … More

Efus at the Council of Europe Conference “Making Diversity work for Cities” – Dublin, 6-8 February 2013

Several cities member of Efus, including Lisbon (PT), Reggio Emilia (IT), Setubal (PT),  Rotterdam (NL) and Belfast (UK) will participate in the conference “Making diversity work for cities”, organised in Dublin on 6 to 8 February 2013 as part of … More

Efus reinforces cooperation with its international partners

Signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between Ms Aisa Kirabo Kacyira, UN-Habitat Deputy Executive Director, and Mr Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus and Mayor of Matosinhos (Portugal), during the “Security, Democracy and Cities: The Future of Prevention” Conference on 14 … More

“Being a member gives us the opportunity to discuss and share with other cities” An interview with the Mayor of Bra, Bruna Sibille

The city of Bra (Italy) recently joined the European Forum for Urban Security. Bruna Sibille, its Mayor (centre left) since June 2009, kindly accepted to answer a few questions for us. Why did you join the European Forum for Urban … More

Efus at the Africities 2012 Summit of Dakar

  The future is urban and African Dakar (Senegal), 8 December 2012 – Efus attended the 6th Africities Summit, which gathered representatives of local authorities from all over Africa in Dakar (Senegal), on 4 to 8 December 2012. The theme … More