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“Security is a fundamental part of our tourism offer”, José Martínez Espasa, Chief of the Local Police of Dénia, Spain

Located in the province of Alicante, on the Spanish Costa Blanca, Dénia is a tourism hotspot. The Chief of the Local Police explains how the work led by Efus on security and tourism, in particular the publication Security and Tourism: … More

Brno’s (CZ) Senior Academy winner of the 2016 European Crime Prevention Award

Paris, January 2017 – The town of Brno, Czech Republic, a member of Efus, won the European Crime Prevention Award, whose theme this year was “organised crime against elderly people”, for its Senior Academy scheme. The award ceremony was held … More

Malta assumes the EU presidency with a pledge to “rEUnite”

Paris, January 2017 – On 1 January, Malta became the smallest EU Member State ever to take the rotating, six-month presidency of the European Council at a time when the Union is facing daunting political challenges posed by the refugee … More

A step forward in promoting legality in Emilia Romagna

Bologna, Italy, November 2016 – As Italy strives to curb the Mafia economy and promote legality, the Emilia Romagna Region has recently made a significant contribution by producing a framework document summarising all the regional measures that can be used … More

Local and regional elected officials from 28 countries united against violent extremism

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 10 November 2016 – One hundred and thirty-one local elected officials and representatives of local authorities from 28 European countries gathered in Rotterdam for the Summit of Mayors for the “Alliance of European cities against violent extremism”, on … More