Collective Violence

Council of Europe – Urban violence needs to be addressed respecting fundamental rights and involving local authorities

Lisbon, Portugal, 24 October 2014 – “It is essential to tackle the root causes of urban violence and not limit actions to the symptoms. In combating urban violence human rights should be protected.” In his message the Commissioner for Human … More

New publication “EU Street Violence: Youth Groups and Violence in Public Spaces”

  Paris – Street violence, or violence committed by youth groups in public spaces is often mentioned by European cities as one of their priority issues in terms of security. In many cities, they are res­ponsible for a large proportion of … More

Third meeting of the EU Street Violence partners in Bologna

Bologna, Italy, 29th June 2012 – European partners of the EU Street Violence project met on 27th and 28th June in Bologna, Italy. This project, which is co-financed by the European Commission, aims at creating an online database that will … More

“The justice system alone cannot solve the underlying causes of urban violence” – Efus participated in the 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice in Vienna

    “Responses of justice to urban violence” were at the centre of the 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice, which took place on 19-21 September 2012 in Vienna, Austria. In the light of the unrest and … More

Five questions on violence committed by youth groups in public space

The aim of the “EU Reco Street violence” project is to make knowledge and good practice on violence committed by youth groups in public space accessible to practitioners, academics and policy makers. To this end it wants to develop an … More

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