CIPES hosted the International Conference “Issues of Security in the European Union and in the United States (the case of New York)”

Hosted by CIPES, the International Conference “Issues of Security in the European Union and in the United States (the case of New York)” was held on October 2nd at the Armando Guebuza Auditorium at Lusófona University, in Lisbon.

The panel of the conference was formed by Francesco Sidoti and Maria Teresa Gammone, Università di Aquila, Carlos Reis and Bruno Antunes, researchers of the CIPES, and moderated by Professor Diogo Pires Aurélio, a researcher at CIPES.

Francesco Sidoti presented a historical overview security issues, linking Europe and the United States, and providing a theoretical framework to deal with the issue.

Maria Teresa Gammone addressed the different ways of dealing with justice and security, according to cultural diversity.

Carlos Reis gave an overview of the current situation of private security and public security in Belgium.

Finally, Bruno Antunes analyzed the organization of the security system in the United States, with a special focus on New York and the relationship between public security and private security.