Tools and methods

How to better use social media to ensure the security and safety of large events?

Athens, Greece, May 2017 – How to best use information gathered via social media to predict and plan before events? How to use social media to assist their policing both in gathering real-time intelligence and in communicating with participants to … More

Do-it-yourself policing: challenges and opportunities for public security

Berlin, Germany, January 2017 – What are the potential and challenges of social media use by citizens when it is closely related to or overlaps in part with police work? How can crime prevention benefit from do-it-yourself (DIY) policing? How … More

Publication: European Practices for Social Integration through Sport

Sport is a powerful tool to reinforce social cohesion as well as to prevent violence linked to exclusion and discrimination given that it disseminates values including tolerance, respect, solidarity and fair-play. In 2016, Efus organised the European Prize for Social … More

Local authorities discuss the opportunities and threats of social media in local security policies

Paris, October 2016 – How do local authorities use social media to strengthen their local security policy? What are the opportunities and dangers of social media? How to preserve fundamental freedoms and promote citizen participation? These are some of the … More

SIM4SECURITY Project

Efus is a partner of the SIM4SECURITY project. Developed in partnership with IPRI (Portuguese Institute for International Relations), and NOVA IMS (NOVA Information Management School), both from the New University of Lisbon, this scientific project aims to build a technological … More

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