On the 16th of April the foundation-stone of the ’Shape your space’ project was laid off. After long months of preparations Mr. Róbert D. Kovács, Major of Kőbánya, Mr. József Hatala, president of the National Crime Prevention Council, Mr. László Béla Tóth, president of the Foundation for Public Safety of Kőbánya laid off the foundation-stone of the project. The initiative aims to reconstruct a 1500square meter park by using the CPTED principles. At the ceremony the visual plans for the new park were presented, in which planning the local high school students participated.… More »
The National Crime Prevention Council of Hungary was established on the 12th of April 2011. For the first time we celebrated this day as the official day of crime prevention to raise awareness of the importance of cooperation in the creation of safe communities. Our stakeholders organized different crime prevention programmes all around the country in honour of this day.
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How can we create safe spaces and how can we increase city dwellers’ sense of safety through environmental design?
Our conference ‘SAFECITY 1.0’ was searching for answers to these questions by walking around educational, architectural, sociological, crime prevention aspects.
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The popular story book series of the National crime Prevention Council are now available for everyone free of charge.
On the website visitors find 8 cartoons -both for kindergarten and elementary school students-and our interactive story reading app which is an interactive version of the original tales with extra features in order to improve children’s reading skills. From this spring the tales can also be seen at Hatszín Teátrum (theatre) where the stories come alive.… More »
Overall 107 administrative divisions were represented on the „Municipal Crime Prevention Conference” last month at the National Police Headquarters.
This year the National Crime Prevention Council decided to dedicate its annual international conference to the role of municipalities in crime prevention. Among the national experts we welcomed Mr. Bo Grönlund, architect and urban planner, emeritus at The Royal Danish… More »
The ’Shape your space ‘project follows the CPTED principles and involves locals – the municipality, schools, etc.- in the reconstruction of a local park in the 10th district of Budapest.
The project is a milestone for the National Crime Prevention Council that has included CPTED, and the role of conscious architectural and environmental design in its crime prevention strategy and annual action plans.
The project closes on the 31st of August 2019 and aims to promote the importance of cooperation between… More »
To be more efficient the National Crime Prevention Council of Hungary would like to set up the network of the county crime prevention councils. The NCPC started building the network in Baranya county where the local government agency decided to support the initiative. Local authorities and stakeholders in crime prevention sat down to form the first county council as a pilot project.
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On the 7th and 8th of March the National Crime Prevention Council, the Lechner Knowledge Centre and the KultúrAktív Association organized an international conference about the role of conscious architectural and environmental design in crime prevention within the project called ‘Safe City 1.0’.
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