Security, Democracy & Cities conference (Efus)


The European Forum for Urban Security (Efus) is organising the 8th edition of its international Security, Democracy & Cities conference, which will take place in Brussels on 20-22 March 2024.

Organised every three years by Efus, the Security, Democracy & Cities conference gathers 800+ participants from 150 cities and regions in Europe and around the world. 

Open to all urban security stakeholders (elected officials, public officers, magistrates, security professionals, social workers, researchers, civil society representatives), Efus’ Security, Democracy & Cities conference offers 3 days of workshops, field visits and plenary sessions to discuss local responses to security challenges facing local authorities that would complement national and European responses.

> 3 days > 800 participants

> 20 priority topics in the field of urban security and crime prevention

> An opportunity for dialogue between cities and the EU, 3 months ahead of the upcoming European elections, and coinciding with the Belgian Presidency of the European Union