International conference: Urban environment – security threat or opportunity for prevention?

Prague, Czech Republic

The conference "Urban environment – security threat or opportunity for prevention?" is organised on the occasion of the Presidency of the Czech Republic in the Council of the European Union and takes place as a full day event on 6 October 2022 in the Prague Congress Center (5. května 1640/65, Prague 4).

The aim is to raise awareness within the EU (at the level of institutions and representatives of cities and police forces) about the concepts of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design / Crime Prevention Through Urban Design & Planning, their benefits in practice and the importance of standardization in this area. The conference will be divided into 3 blocks: 1) General concepts and benefits; 2) CPTED and Technical Standardization in the cities; 3) CPTED and Technical Standardization in work of Police. See below for a more detailed programme and list of speakers.

The Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic in cooperation with the Czech Standardization Agency and the Secretariat of the European Committee for Standardization - Technical Committee 325 (CEN/TC 325) "Crime prevention through building, facility and area design", would like to invite you to this international conference. You can confirm your interest in participating in the conference by registering here:, no later than 5 September 2022 (space capacity is limited). After registering, each participant will receive a confirmation email with further instructions for the conference, a detailed programme and other instructions for signing into the accreditation system.