The ALARM project on cross border cooperation between France and Belgium for civil security holds its first seminar for local elected officials

Lille, France, May 2018 – The ALARM project, which is carried out as part of the EU’s Interreg programme for territorial cooperation between France, Wallonia and Flanders, held its first seminar for local elected officials at the headquarters of the … More

Preventing discriminatory violence: a new Efus working group open to all interested members

Paris, France, June 2018 —  Efus has set up a working group on discriminatory violence based on the principle that urban security is a public good, which must be founded on the respect of human rightsOpen to all interested members, … More

Medi@4sec 4th workshop: the policing of trolling, hate, and lies online

London, 15 May 2018  — What can and should be done to prevent trolling? What methods of disruption are available/desirable? How can action against trolling be enforced? These were some of the main questions discussed at the workshop on “The … More

Partnership between Efus and Canada: cross visits on the role of local authorities in crime prevention and social cohesion

Halifax, Canada, June 2018 — As part of its regular exchanges with Canadian cities, Efus was invited to the annual conference of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities , held in Halifax from 31 May to 2 June. About 2,000 local elected officials … More

Cities and the emergence of digital money and new illicit financial flows: “Flying Money” conference in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2018 — The emergence of digital currencies and blockchain technology is rapidly transforming financial systems. It has enabled new forms of financial crime that threaten national and international financial systems but also cities, since this is where … More