Mulhouse

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1. General Information :

Mulhouse is a French city of the Upper Rhine, located in the south of the Alsace region and in the Haut-Rhin department. It is the 25th biggest urban area in France in terms of population, of which 54% live in the suburbs. There are almost 280,000 residents living in its metropolitan area, making up almost 40% of the Haut-Rhin department. It is a very cosmopolitan city; indeed there are 136 different nationalities listed among the residents of Mulhouse, called ‘Mulhousiens’ in French. The city is only a few minutes away from Germany and Switzerland, and Mulhouse has important ties with these countries.

Population: 111,860 inhabitants

Location: France

Official Website

Twinned with: Anvers (Belgium), Walsall (UK), Cassel (Germany), Bergame (Italy), Chemnitz (Germany), Timişoara (Romania), Givatayim (Israel) and Sofara (Mali).

2. The City in our Network :

The City and Efus

Member since 2000

Member of the Executive Committee from2000 to 2003

Participated in:

  • Efus international conference, Security, Democracy and Cities: The future of prevention, 2012

Attended:

  • General Assembly, Toulouse, France, 25 June 2009
  • Conference “Cities facing urban violence“, Toulouse, 26 June 2009-10-20
  • Conference “1983-2008, is security still everyone’s concern?“, Efus-FFSU, 5 December 2008
  • General Assembly, Rome, Italy, 21 November 2003
  • General Assembly, Lisbon, Portugal, 4 July 2003
  • General Assembly, L’Hospitalet, Spain, 13 December 2002
  • General Assembly, Paris, France, 10 December 2001
  • General Assembly, Naples, Italy, 7 December 2000

The City and the National Forum (FFSU)

Member since 1994

Member of the Executive Committee since 1994

Participated in:

Attended:

  • Within the “City/Justice” partnership: “Crime prevention” Day as part of the week-long “Public places” event of conferences and debates, 2012
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the “French Organisation for Reducing the Risks linked to Drug Use: Presentation, Project and Future Collaboration with the FFSU”, FFSU, 10 November 2010
  • 2010 Crime Prevention Award Ceremony for “safe housing conditions in safe neighbourhoods through local mediation, the local police and making housing safe“, Paris, 27 October 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the “Charter for the Democratic Use of Video Surveillance”, FFSU, 29 September 2010
  • General Assembly and Conference on “Nearing the end of local safety contracts?” From 5 March 2007 to the law LOPPSI 2, what is the future of crime prevention?“, Lille, 23 June 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the presentation of the Bockel report “Preventing Juvenile Delinquency: the Problem of Tomorrow”, FFSU, 5 May 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The Dangers of New Technology”, FFSU, 24 March 2010
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Drug Use: Portugal’s experience of decriminalisation”, FFSU, 10 February 2010
  • Conference on “Mental Health, Security and Freedoms“, Paris, 1 February 2010
  • 2009 Crime Prevention Award Ceremony for “Children and Teenagers: victims and perpetrators of violence at school, on the internet and in gangs”, Paris Senate, 28 October 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The challenges presented by the national plan to relaunch crime prevention”, FFSU, 30 September 2009
  • General Assembly, Toulouse, 25 June 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The Phenomenon of Gangs”, FFSU, 13 May 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Mediation and Access to the Law”, FFSU, 25 March 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Elected Officials and Mental Health”, FFSU, 11 February 2009
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The presentation of the National Institute of Higher Education Studies in Security, INHES”, FFSU, 10 December 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The International Centre’s guide to preventing crime as regards public disturbances linked to prostitution and drugs”, FFSU, 1 October 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Prisoners’ Access to Human Rights”, FFSU, 21 May 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Suburban Hope”, FFSU, 2 April 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Information, Security and Freedoms”, FFSU, 30 January 2008
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Studying Public Security”, FFSU, 19 December 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Social Intervention of the Commission and the Police”, FFSU, 19 September 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Minimum Sentences and Reoffending of Minors”, FFSU, 27 June 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Minimum Sentences and Reoffending of Minors”, FFSU, 27 June 2006
  • General Assembly, La Rochelle, 16 May 2007
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “The outcome and future of victimisation surveys”, FFSU, 14 March 2006
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “What partnership between specialised prevention and locally elected officials is emerging in the new legislative framework?”, FFSU, 31 January 2006
  • Conference on “Urban Renewal and Security“, Nancy, 26-27 January 2006
  • Conference on “Local Authorities, Prevention and Education in Football“, Saint-Denis, France, May 2006
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Preventing violence in amateur football”, FFSU, 7 December 2005
  • Conference on “12 hours for crime prevention” concerning the definition of crime prevention in France, FFSU, 18 October 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Safety in rural areas”, FFSU, 5 October 2005
  • Conference on the “Evaluation of CCTV throughout Europe“, Paris, September 2005
  • General Assembly and Conference on “Nighttime Security Professions”, Rennes, 21 June
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Urbanism and security”, FFSU, 25 May 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “Night-time guardians: What skills, status, funding and obstacles?”, FFSU, 27 April 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on “How much progress has been made towards prevention?”, FFSU, 16 March 2005
  • Executive Committee meeting and Lunch-debate on the national scheme “24 priority neighbourhoods” for crime prevention, FFSU, 15 December 2004

3. Project Files (Best practice forms) :

4. Further Information :

News from the City:

When the former Mayor of Mulhouse, Jean-Marie Bockel, was the Secretary of State for Justice, he wrote a report on juvenile crime prevention in 2010. In January 2011 he was assigned a 6 month mission on crime prevention by the Prime Minister. The city of Mulhouse is one of the first cities in France to have set up a commission on situational prevention.

Interviews:

Interview with Mr Jean–Yves Ruestch, co-author of the progress report on juvenile delinquency.

Images: Image Gallery

 

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