Efus’ working group on senior citizens discusses better safety practices and quality of life during first meeting in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain, November 2014 –  Efus and the Directorate-General of Security of the autonomous government of Catalonia (Spain) organised the first meeting of the working group on senior citizens, on 20 and 21 November, in Barcelona. Gathering participants from all … More

Bogota Chamber of Commerce (CCB)*

1. General Information : The Chamber of Commerce of Bogota is a non-profit organization founded by the private sector, which works to improve quality of life in Bogota and the region via the development of civic and social programs. To this … More

Local & Regional authorities engaged in the fight of violence against women

Paris, 25th November 2014 – On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, marked as a day against gender-based violence by activists since 1981, the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) reaffirms that women’s rights … More

“Supporting and protecting victims of human trafficking is a way to fight it” Interview with Patrick Hauvuy, Director of ALC

The French association ALC received the French 2014 Crime Prevention Award for its scheme titled Ac.Sé (accueil sécurisant, secure support), which offers support and protection to victims of human trafficking. Interview with Patrick Hauvuy, Director of ALC. How does the … More

Efus signs a cooperation agreement with UN-Habitat to act as a link between European and African cities in the area of urban security

Paris, November 2014 – Efus has signed a cooperation agreement with UN-Habitat whereby it will act as a link between local governments in Europe and Africa, promoting collaboration between its European partners and African local authorities member of the African … More