Citizen Engagement and Neighbourhood Safety

Citizen eye witnesses can often deliver important information that is not captured by dedicated infrastructure in cities. This can go a long way in ensuring safety […]

New project targets European security app

A European research project is about to get under way where the focus will be on safety and security in European cities. Along with Malmö University, centres of education, local authorities and companies from six European countries will be involved. The budget for the project will be 40 million kronor.
Within a few years, tourists visiting European cities will be able to download an app that will help them make their way around new and unknown cities as safely as possible.

Tourists and New Residents in a City

City.Risks application can help groups of people at a risk of victimisation, like tourists, ethnic minorities and women, to feel safer in unfamiliar environments. They can […]

Crisis Management in Urban Spaces

Technological solutions are needed to support crisis management and recovery in the city. Citizens can use their mobile devices to report about incidents, terrorist activity, riot […]