Between the 19-20 April the city is hosting the Council of Europe which may be a magnet for protesters. Sussex police have issued a statement.
Around 500 delegates, including 47 Justice Ministers, are expected to create a new 'Brighton Declaration' at their conference at the Brighton Centre [see earlier story]
Their aim is to achieve agreement on a package of reforms for the European Court of Human Rights. Sussex police has a role throughout this time to support the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as the event organisers and to provide a safe and secure environment for the Council.
The Police will also work to ensure that local businesses and residents are able to go about their usual day-to-day business.
Between 18th and 20th April the police will have additional officers and staff providing a visible presence around the Brighton Centre and in the city. Businesses can talk to them face to face if they have any questions.
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