Risks & Forms of crime

Prevention of Reoffending: a Training Toolkit for Local Stakeholders

Meeting in Marseille on European educational programmes and local policies

Marseille, 8 December 2011 – How important are European education and training programmes in local policies? This was the theme of a meeting organised on December 8 in Marseille by the French agency Europe Education and Training (see below), in charge … More

Reducing reoffending in the UK

By Chris Williams, Community Safety Senior Advisor at the Local Government Association December 2011 – Successive governments in the UK have identified reducing the rate of recidivism as key to driving down overall levels of crime. The UK has one of the highest rates of … More

European experiences with street violence: not gangs but troublesome youth groups

Insights from the seminar of the EU Reco Street Violence Project, Paris, November 29 2011 Do European cities have a gangs problem? Cities have different answers to this question, but the answer also depends on what we mean by “gangs”. Most … More

Press release: Efus’ elected members take a stand on the prevention of reoffending

Press release 23 November 2011 Efus’ elected members take a stand for the prevention of reoffending Following recent events raising the issue of reoffending, in France and in the United Kingdom in particular, the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) … More