Youths in focus in Haugesund: In case you missed last week's #SafeCityTour in @Haugesundkomm, here's a quick recap.
The Tour continues on August 9th in @baerumkommune
Have a safe summer!
Safe City Tour: Youths in focus in Haugesund - Nordic Safe Cities
No to Hate in Kristiansand: In case you missed last week's #SafeCityTour in @krskommune, here's a quick recap.
Safe City Tour: No to Hate in Kristiansand - Nordic Safe Cities
Thread/ On the last day of the #SafeCityTour, @Haugesundkomm highlights the cooperation w. the police around youths. The police are represented in committees where crime & drug prevention are discussed & information is shared, such as the SLT steering group & Police Council.
Summer Greetings from Nordic Safe Cities!
Our summer newsletter is out now:
Read it to find insights and highlights from the work in and with our Nordic member cities and partners the past six months.
Have a safe and good summer.
Thread/ Nina Bersaas Jacobsen is the cultural center manager at Gamle Slakthuset. Today she presents three projects within @Haugesundkomm preventive work.
.@Haugesundkomm has trough Nordic Safe Cities been introduced to the Finnish program "ICUC". A school program designed to teach life skills, perspective, dialogue and conflict resolution...
Vice Mayor Trine Meling Stokland welcomes us to @Haugesundkomm.
Trine explains, “We have been part of the NSC network for some years, & see it as an important arena to gain knowledge, share experiences & work together w. other Nordic cities to prevent extremism & hateful speech”
This week the #SafeCityTour takes us to @Haugesundkomm. Hear about their work bringing the ’I C U C’ model to Norway, using the culture house & mentors to prevent radicalisation, cooperation w. the local police, and hear from the Youth council about their work on mental health.
The young people of @krskommune are important actors in the work against hate speech and hate crime. Listen to them below tell you why hate is harmful, and why it is important to prevent it to create a 'A City for All'.
"I believe it is important to stand together against hate crime to maintain the fundamentals of our democracy, and to work together towards a better future", Maja Fleck- Baustian, Leader of Youth for Diversity Agder.
"Hate speech can often hinder and exclude people from public debate, and that is why it so important that we work actively against it!" - author, artists & musician @queenandpauper at the June 16th seminar on freedom & responsibility of expression in @krskommune
Johanne Benitez Nielsen is a crime prevention coordinator in @krskommune and has led the work on the new action plan against hate speech & hate crime. She encourages you to follow along this week to lean more about how they prevent hate & create 'A City for All'.
”I think it’s incredibly important to combat hate speech, because it’s toxic and damaging to our diversity as well as our democracy – silencing the voice of many”, states Joel Nziza, Youth Mayor of @krskommune.
Parents are natural resources in Esbjerg: In case you missed last week's #SafeCityTour in @EsbjergKommune, here's a quick recap. And remember to follow along this week as we take a virtual tour of @krskommune.
Safe City Tour: Parents are natural resources in Esbjerg - Nordic Safe Cities
"It's important that @krskommune works against hate speech because it makes it a lot easier to participate in the public debate" - Maria Synnes, Youth Council representative at the June 16th seminar on freedom & responsibility of expression.