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“We must educate as early as in nursery school on tolerance and non-discrimination” Interview with Laura García Manota, Municipal Councillor on Youth, Education and Sports, L’Hospitalet de Llobregat (Spain)

> What are the social and economic characteristics of the young population of L’Hospitalet? With a population of 252,171, L’Hospitalet is Catalonia’s second largest city. There are 66,376 young people as a whole, with the 25 to 29-year old bracket … More

New Efus working group on organised crime to develop innovative local approaches

Paris, France, January 2020 – Efus has created a new working group on “the local roots and impacts of organised crime” that is open to all interested members. Led by the cities of Amsterdam and Rotterdam (NL), it was officially … More

BeSecure-FeelSecure

The BeSecure-FeelSecure (BSFS) project is an especially new type of project as it was selected in the framework of a specific “Call for Proposal” centred around the topic of ‘urban security and related innovative solutions’, under the Urban Innovative Actions … More

Final conference of the SOLIDIFY project in Lisbon: exchange on the role of local authorities and visit of harm-reduction schemes

Lisbon, Portugal, December 2019 – The Efus-led SOLIDIFY European project on the implementation of Supervised Drug Consumption Facilities (SDCFs) in several European cities and the assessment of their local impact held its final conference in Lisbon, on 5-6 December. Co-organised … More

European local authorities take action against discrimination in amateur sport

The European Union laid the foundations of its policy on sport in the 2007 White Paper on Sport and the Pierre de Coubertin action plan annexed to it. Since the Lisbon Treaty (2009), the EU has a legal base to … More