Local authorities discuss the opportunities and threats of social media in local security policies

Paris, October 2016 – How do local authorities use social media to strengthen their local security policy? What are the opportunities and dangers of social media? How to preserve fundamental freedoms and promote citizen participation? These are some of the … More


Efus is a partner of the SIM4SECURITY project. Developed in partnership with IPRI (Portuguese Institute for International Relations), and NOVA IMS (NOVA Information Management School), both from the New University of Lisbon, this scientific project aims to build a technological … More

Training sessions: prevention of violence against women and police-population relationships

Paris, October 2016 – The European and French Forums for Urban Security will deliver in the coming months two training sessions for French speakers who are or not member of the network. They will take place at the Forum’s offices … More

Publication: Preventing and Fighting Radicalisation at the Local Level

In order to combat radicalisation, repressive responses alone are not sufficient. Preventive measures must also be implemented to tackle its underlying causes and to strengthen the resilience of individuals to the risks of radicalisation. Because they are by nature close … More

Event: Summit of Mayors “Alliance of European Cities Against Violent Extremism”, 9 November, Rotterdam

Summit of Mayors “Alliance of European Cities Against Violent Extremism” 9 November, Rotterdam European local elected officials and representatives of local and regional authorities will discuss the current state of play in the area of the prevention of radicalisation and … More