Broad European partnership pushes to intensify measures against violent extremism

Madrid, Spain, 25-27 September 2019 – The Horizon 2020 PRACTICIES project (Partnership against violent radicalisation in cities) brought together 80 experts from across Europe for a two-day conference on local strategies to prevent violent extremism (PVE), on 25-27 September in … More

Second meeting of the MATCH-SPORT project on the prevention of discriminatory violence in amateur sport

Nea Propontida, Greece, September 2019 – Efus and the partners of the MATCH-SPORT project on the prevention of discriminatory violence in amateur sport took part in the project’s second meeting, on 25-26 September in Nea Propontida, Greece. Twenty-four participants were … More

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Polarisation – a complex challenge for local authorities

Paris, France, September 2019 – European societies are at risk of increasing polarisation: in the political systems of many countries, extremist and populist currents are gaining ground, reaching far into the political centre and occupying governmental functions. In public debate, … More

Cities, tourism and security: a reminder of Efus’ stance on this topic

Paris, France, September 2019 – As the summer ends, many Efus member cities are assessing their tourism season. Tourism is a major economic sector for many European cities, but it also generates specific security issues such as the management of … More

PROTECT: Efus and the city of Brasov organise a seminar on the risk of terrorist threats in public spaces

Brasov, Romania, September 2019 – As part of the PRoTECT project (Public Resilience using TEchnology to Counter Terrorism), Efus and the city of Brasov (RO) organised on 17 July in Brasov a seminar on “Identifying vulnerabilities and mitigating the risk … More