Polarisation – a complex challenge for local authorities

Paris, France, September 2019 – European societies are at risk of increasing polarisation: in the political systems of many countries, extremist and populist currents are gaining ground, reaching far into the political centre and occupying governmental functions. In public debate, … More

Cities, tourism and security: a reminder of Efus’ stance on this topic

Paris, France, September 2019 – As the summer ends, many Efus member cities are assessing their tourism season. Tourism is a major economic sector for many European cities, but it also generates specific security issues such as the management of … More

PROTECT: Efus and the city of Brasov organise a seminar on the risk of terrorist threats in public spaces

Brasov, Romania, September 2019 – As part of the PRoTECT project (Public Resilience using TEchnology to Counter Terrorism), Efus and the city of Brasov (RO) organised on 17 July in Brasov a seminar on “Identifying vulnerabilities and mitigating the risk … More

Two important European meetings in October, in Nice and Brussels

Paris, France, September 2019 – Efus is participating or co-organising two important European events in October, to which all members are invited: the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels (BE), from 7 to 10 October, and the European … More

Drugs: the SOLIDIFY European project conducts a study visit on harm reduction services in Paris

Paris, France, June 2019 – In the framework of the SOLIDIFY project, a group of representatives from 10 European cities made a two-day study visit in Paris (FR) on local harm reduction policies, on 17-18 June. They notably visited the … More

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