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European local and regional authorities against violent extremism

24 November 2015 The attacks in Paris and Saint-Denis as well as those perpetrated before are a threat to the constitutive principles of our society. They must not lead us to give in to fear and to surrender the values … More

Communiqué of the Executive Committee of Efus

Communiqué of the Executive Committee of Efus Brussels, 17 November 2015 The meeting of the Executive Committee of the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus), on 17 November in Brussels, was held in a particularly difficult context following the attacks … More

The Aarhus declaration

Declaration presented at the end of the Local authorities’ conference on the prevention of radicalisation leading to violent extremism Towards an alliance of European cities against violent extremism, on 18 November 2015 in Aarhus, Denmark. Aarhus, Denmark, 18 November 2015 We, … More

Efus publishes Security & Tourism: Concerted Local Policies

The tourist city, regardless of its size or type of tourism, must consider security as a major concern in its development strategy. Whereas in the past, security and tourism policies were often conducted separately, dialogue between these two spheres is … More

Police-population relations: interview with Yvan Mayeur, Mayor of Brussels

In an interview with Efus, the Mayor of Brussels, Yvan Mayeur, explains why his city took part in the IMPPULSE project and how it will benefit residents. On 16-17 November, the city of Brussels will host the final conference of … More