Protecting public spaces against the terrorist threat: kickoff meeting of the PACTESUR project

Nice, France, march 2019 – The partners of the PACTESUR (Protecting Allied Cities Against Terrorism by Securing Urban Areas) European project, which is led by Nice (FR) and will last three years, had their kickoff meeting there on 28 March.  > Fostering … More

Local voices: local campaigns of alternative discourses against extremism

Paris, France, april 2019 – Local online campaigns promoting alternative discourses to extremism and developed by the partners of the Efus-led Local voices project were presented at the project’s third meeting, on 11 and 12 April in Paris. One of the distinctive … More

European symposium and study visit on drug consumption rooms in Strasbourg

Strasbourg, France, 3-4 April 2019 – Some 250 participants took part in a European symposium on “Low Risk Drug Consumption Rooms in Europe – Assessment and Prospects” co-organised by Efus, the City and Eurometropolis of Strasbourg, the association Ithaque and the MILDECA, … More

Launch of the Efus-led LOUD (Local Young Leaders for Inclusion) project in Paris

Paris, France, March 2019 – The partners in the new European project LOUD (Local Young Leaders for Inclusion), which is led by Efus, met on 18-19 March in Paris (FR) for the project’s kickoff. Through LOUD, young people and local authorities … More

PREPARE: a look at how European countries prevent radicalisation through probation and release

Paris, France, March 2019 – The Efus-led PREPARE project on the prevention of radicalisation in prison and through probation and release has established a state of the art in several European countries. The project is publishing a series of seven … More

“In the face of radicalism, it is very important that European cities exchange practices and knowledge” – Interview with Willy Demeyer, Mayor of Liege and President of Efus

The city of Liege has been working for several years on the issue of radicalisation, notably through Efus-led European projects. > What are the challenges and issues linked to radicalisation in Liege?  Willy Demeyer : Even though Liege has not been … More