Tools and methods

Eurosocial : Exchange between Catalonia and Panama on community policing

Panama City, Panama, December 2014 – The head of the department for security at the Ministry of the Interior of Catalonia (Spain), Angels Vila, went to Panama on 25-26 November to assist the Panamean police in strengthening community policing, as … More

SURVEILLE – Research project on ethics and efficency of surveillance technologies

Surveillance: Ethical Issues, Legal Limitations, and Efficiency The European Forum was a partner of the research project “SURVEILLE”, co-financed by the European Commission, which stands for  “SURVeillance : Ethical Issues, Legal Limitations, and Efficiency”. The project aimed at systematically reviewing the impacts … 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

Setubal is the sixth Portuguese city to join the UN programme “My City is Getting Ready”

Setubal, Portugal, November 2014 – After Lisbon and Cascais, the city of Setubal has joined the United Nations campaign “My City is Getting Ready” aimed at helping cities to build resilience to disasters. It is the sixth Portuguese city to … More

Third meeting of the “SURVEILLE” working group: “The opportunities and risks inherent to the use of modern technology for urban security”

Paris, October 2014 – What are the opportunities and risks inherent to the use of surveillance technology for urban security? What are the implicit ethical concerns of this usage and how can these concerns be practically resolved? What are the … More