EUROsociAL: Panamanian government adopts scheme proposed by Efus for improving coordination among stakeholders in prevention of violence

Panama City, 20 January 2015 – Since the start of the EUROsociAL programme in Panama, the Panamanian government has expressed the need to improve coordination among all the stakeholders involved in prevention of violence given the number of local initiatives … More

We are European

Guilherme Pinto, President of Efus, reacts to the terrorist attacks that took place in France during the week of 7th January. It is with shock and dismay that we have experienced these attacks in France, resulting in the deaths of … More

Denmark wins the European Crime Prevention Award on prevention of human trafficking

Rome, Italy, December 2014 – The 2014 European Crime Prevention Award on “prevention of trafficking in human beings” went to Denmark for its project “HopeNow – Empowering trafficked people”. The prize was announced at the annual good practice conference of … More

The working group on “The city at night” visits the nightlife scheme of the city of Paris

Paris, December 2014 – Set up last autumn, Efus’ working group on “The city at night” had its first meeting and study visit in Paris on 26 and 27 November. The theme of the visit was the scheme put in … More

100 Promising Practices on Safer Cities, a report by Efus and the International Crime Prevention Centre (ICPC)

As part of the World Urban Forum which took place in Medellin, Colombia, mid 2014, UN-Habitat commissioned the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) and the International Crime Prevention Centre (ICPC) to collect 100 promising practices on safer cities. Since … More