Tag Archives: Youth

Local authorities and the fight against radicalisation

The problem of radicalised young people is making headlines in Europe after the recent attack on the Jewish Museum in Brussels and the latest developments in Iraq. It is more than ever a pressing issue for local authorities, who must … More

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

“Magical Bag”: under-privileged young people take the streets of Lisbon with circus performances

ECPA awards 2011/Portugal Lisbon (Portugal), October 28, 2011 – The “Magical Bag” project developed by the Lisbon cultural centre Chapitô will be the Portuguese entry for the European Crime Prevention Awards. This initiative consists in involving young people who are … More

Youth gangs and international cooperation

The President of Efus, Guilherme Pinto, and a staff member attended this international conference that the Forum has been coorganising for two years now, in cooperation with the city of Helsinki and the Finnish Ministry of Justice. This year, the … More

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