Tag Archives: Violence

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

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

Efus attends the Mexico conference on “Thinking Our Future”

35,000 people killed in four years. This is the balance of the war launched by Mexican President Felipe Calderón on drug cartels. How many civilians have been killed during this war? No one knows for sure. Corruption is growing; horrible … More


1. General Information : Population: 201 593 inhabitants Location: Belgium Official website Website of the crime prevention service Safety Contract signed in: 1994 Twinned with:  Hirson (France), Saint-Junien (France), Sélestat (France), Schramberg (Allemagne), Waldkirch (Allemagne), Manoppello (Italie), Casarano (Italie), Follonica … More

EU recognises Efus as an authoritative player in the field of violence in sports

In its recent conclusions adopting the 2011-2013 EU Work Programme on minimising safety, security and public order risks in connection with sports events, in particular football matches, with an international dimension, the Council of the European Union mentions Efus as an authoritative institution in … More

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