Seminar & conference: Shared social responsability / 28 February – 1st March 2011

Securing trust and sustainable social cohesion in a context of transition / 28 February 2011 – 1st March 2011 – Brussels, European Commission The Council of Europe – in partnership with the European Commission – is organising this conference on … 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

Poland wins the European Crime Prevention Award 2010

For the first time, Poland won the European Crime Prevention Award (ECPA), with the “Safe senior” project implemented in Szczecin. The award was given on December 1st, 2010, during the Best Practices Conference organised in Brussels, in the framework of … More

Access to mediation, “a right for citizens and an obligation for public authorities”

Efus attended the Best Practices Conference organised in Brussels on December 1st and 2nd, in the framework of the Belgian Presidency of the European Union. The president of the Efus Guilherme Pinto chaired the  workshop “Neighbourhood mediation”, during which European … More

Intercultural cities: governance and policies for diverse communities

Managed by the Council of Europe and the European Commission, the “Intercultural cities” project aims at strengthening and improving the management of intercultural diversity by European cities. According to the Council of Europe, “The genuine intercultural city cannot emerge from … More