Prevention of radicalisation: start of the LIAISE training cycle

Paris, France, May 2015 – Repressive responses fall short of tackling the issue of radicalisation and violent extremism. Prevention is also essential to counter these phenomena. This is why the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) proposes a series of … More

State of the Union conference 2015: Shift EU resources to a common urban policy in which mayors could play an important role.

Florence, Italy, May 2015 – The European Forum participated in the fifth annual “State of the Union” high-level conference on the future of Europe organised by the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence (Italy), on 6-9 May. Once again, the … More

Two new members join Efus: Amadora (PT) and the Lille European Metropolis (FR)

Paris, May 2015 – Efus is happy to welcome two new members who have joined in April, Amadora (Portugal) and the Lille European Metropolis (France). These cities have very different profiles and experience. Situated in the Lisbon metropolitan area, Amadora … More

Members of the 2015 Executive Committee

Executive Committee Members Elected on 24 June 2015 in Paris, France Vice-Presidents elected on 17 November 2015 in Brussels, Belgium With deliberative vote President: Matosinhos / Portugal Vice-Presidents: Generalitat de Catalunya (ES), LPR-Niedersachsen (DE) (treasurer), Milan (IT), Rotterdam (NL) Amiens (FR), … More

Fight against terrorism: the role of cities – Opinion by Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus

Opinion by Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus and Mayor of Matosinhos (Portugal), about the role of cities in the fight against terrorism, published on 22 April 2015 on Euractiv. Read here (in French)