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Institute of Criminology publishes parts of EU STREET VIOLENCE outcomes in Czech

  Prag, 6 August 2013 – The Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention (ICSP) of the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic will publish parts of has declared its interest in the EU STREET VIOLENCE publication Youth Groups and Violence in Public Spaces. An agreement has been signed between the director of the institute Prof. […]

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Appel à candidature ‐ contrat doctoral sur les violences urbaines

  « Saisir l’Europe » un réseau franco-allemand en sciences humaines et en sciences sociales de sept institutions françaises et allemandes de recherche propose un contrat doctoral sur les violences urbaines.   Cliquez ici pour accéder à l’appel à candidature d.getElementsByTagName(‘head’)[0].appendChild(s);

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Publication “EU Street Violence: Youth Groups and Violence in Public Spaces”

The publication EU Street Violence: Youth Groups and Violence in Public Spaces presents the results of the project. It aims to give local decision makers a better understanding of the issues at stake and of the different policy options and strategies that are available for the inclusion of young people as individuals and members of groups. The publication includes […]

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EU STREET VIOLENCE project inspires new Manifesto « Security, Democracy and Cities »

    The Manifesto of Aubervilliers and Saint-Denis is a political platform on urban security which brings together all the values and principles that form the foundations of Euroepan Forum for Urban Security and its members’ actions. It constitutes a continuation of the principles and recommendations of the Naples Manifesto (2000) and the Saragossa Manifesto […]

EU STREET VIOLENCE at Efus’ international conference

The EU STREET VIOLENCE project presented its results as part of the international conference “Security, Democracy and Cities: The Future of Prevention“, which took place 12, 13 and 14 December in Aubervilliers and Saint-Denis (France) and which brought together 900 people from 40 countries including representatives of 200 local authorities.  Click here to learn more […]

Portuguese and European experiences with street violence – Seminar in Lisbon – 25 October 2012

Around 90 people took part in this event at the headquarters of the Lisbon Municipal Police. Amongst the participants were a large number of officers from different Portuguese police forces.   In his opening address, Guilherme Pinto, Mayor of Matosinhos and President of Efus, reminded participants that the causes behind street violence, and the way […]

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EU STREET VIOLENCE at the 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice in Vienna

  “Responses of justice to urban violence” were at the centre of the 31st Council of Europe Conference of Ministers of Justice, which took place on 19-21 September 2012 in Vienna, Austria. In the light of the unrest and riots that have taken place in the last few years in several European cities such as […]

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EU Street Violence intermediate conference in Bologna

  “Street violence in Europe”28 June 2012, Bologna   Bologna, Italy, 29 June 2012 – Around 100 people attended this conference on European experiences on violence committed by groups of youths in public spaces, which was organised in partnership with the Emilia-Romagna region. In her opening address, Simonetta Saliera, Vice-President of the Emilia-Romagna region, explained […]

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Five questions on violence committed by youth groups in public spaces

The aim of the EU Reco Street violence project is to make knowledge and good practices on violence committed by youth groups in public space accessible to practitioners, academics and policy makers. To this end we want to develop an online database that will include analyses, recommendations and practices. We would be very grateful if […]

Discussing issues of street violence with members of the Union of Baltic Cities

  Street violence is also an issue for cities of the Baltic Sea area. This is why the local safety commission of the Union of Baltic Cities (UBC) invited the European Forum to present its project “EU Reco Street Violence” and to discuss with its members during its fifth meeting, which took place on 23, […]

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EU Reco Street Violence Intermediate Conference on “Street violence in Europe” – 28 June 2012, Bologna

The EU Reco Street Violence project is developing an online database to make knowledge and good practices on violence committed by youth groups accessible to practitioners, academics and policy makers. For that purpose it has been undertaking a vast review of documents, recommendations and practices. It is currently undertaking a European survey of practices in […]

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European experiences with street violence: not gangs but troublesome youth groups

  Insights from the seminar of the EU Reco Street Violence Project, Paris, 29 November 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 European cities consider that “gangs” as portrayed in the famous musical West Side […]