Secu-Cities Network

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History

Feb 1995, Strasbourg (France), as a programme of European Forum for Urban Security (Efus). Ceased to exist.

Aims

Bring together European and North African cities on topics of crime prevention, HIV prevention among drug users, victim support, re-integration, trade and safety and police issues; proclaim the determination of local authorities to reduce insecurity and combat drug abuse; convince the European Union to provide financial support for efforts of local elected representatives; promote exchange of experience at a European level, to identify innovative activities and determine how they may be reproduced, strengthen and enrich implementation methods and promote contacts among key players of local and national safety policies; make available technical assistance for establishing local coalitions, training their coordinators and developing safety audit procedures.

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Activities

'Analytical College', a twice yearly interdisciplinary meeting of experts, monitors the situation in European cities and makes recommendations, contributing to the SecuCities programme. Local coalitions for urban safety, comprising representatives of public and private sectors and coordinated by a local coordinator, undertake joint action plans and include active participation of citizens in developing and implementing safety policies, which are built into overall policies of social development. Current concerns: drugs and prostitution; violence in schools; night life - discos, music, drugs, alcohol, safety and driving; situational prevention; conflict resolution in daily life; immigrants and feelings of insecurity. Regional thematic programmes carried out through Sécu-Cités Mediterranean.

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Members

Members in 13 countries
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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Amenities
    • Towns
  • Societal Problems
    • Prevention
    • Crime
    • Addiction, Drug Abuse
  • Government
    • Municipalities

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

F3741

Last News Received

2003
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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