2. Project title as used in publicity and others materialsBuild Solid Ground
3. Project number388-027
4. Year of Call2016
5. Project start month and year11/2017
6. Project finish month and year04/2021
7. Name and location of lead CSO or LA
cso: Nadacia Habitat for Humanity International

Slovakia
8. EU Member States where the project is being implemented
Bulgaria

Hungary

Ireland

Poland

Romania

Slovakia

UK

9. EU Member States where sub-granting will be providedN/A
10. Total project budget (in Euro):4,944,039.00
11. EC contribution to total project budget (percent):90
12. Main approach of the projectEducation/Global Learning
13.Main project on-line information channels used by the project: Website: https://www.habitat.org/emea/impact/our-campaigns/build-solid-ground
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/habitatemea/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HabitatEMEA
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCi4NpmrCl2oWjBIti8f_5uQ
14. Why is the project taking place?The fast urbanization process, one of the most transformative trends in the 21st century, has massive effects on populations, economies, environmental, and humanitarian aspects of cities all over the world. Increasing active engagement of the EU citizens is particularly relevant, considering that the EU is a major player in setting the domestic as well as the global development agenda.
15. Overall objective of the projectTo foster an effective engagement of European citizens in support of global sustainable development through improved awareness and development education.
16. Specific objective(s) of the projectTo facilitate an active engagement of Europeans in support of global housing, land, the urban issues and commitments of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 with enhanced understanding and capacity.
17. What will have changed as a result of the project? (Summarise the intended outcome)Increased public awareness of EU citizens of the global needs, rights, solutions, commitments and global agenda of SDGs, particularly housing, land, and cities. Those targeted are motivated with a stronger understanding of the stakes of SDGs, particularly pertaining housing, land and cities and of the interdependencies between the EU and partner countries; through specialized, effective, non-formal and practical learning. Targeted EU citizens and groups have enhanced competency and opportunities to become active players in international development, particularly in relation to housing
18. Main themes and geographical areas covered by the projectcities/urban environment
gender equality
migration
policy
poverty
Europe: EU and EEA
19. Project target groups, audiences and/or participantsb. Student/pupils from primary, secondary and tertiary levels
c. Non-formal educators (e.g. youth leaders, community, adult, trade union educators)
d. Children (<16 years)
f. Journalists
g. Businessmen and women
n. Media institutions (print, broadcast, internet)
o. Employees (incl. trade union members)
p. Formal education institutions (schools, universities, etc.)
20. Other target groups, audiences or participants not listed above
21. Main activities implemented by the projecttraining, project or curriculum development workshop/courses (one-off events lasting up to 1 day)
series of workshops/courses (involving the same individuals over several, not necessarily consecutive, days)
conferences
petitions
social media interventions and discussions initiated by the project
22. Other major activities not listed aboveadvocacy, volunteering, communication campaigns
23. Main achievement of the project to-date- more than 8 mil. people were exposed to campaign messages - 35 .000 participants took part in development education events - 992 participants took part in local policy events - 3081 participants took part in local, national or EU level advocacy events - 293 policy makers received a policy publication on housing topics - 1949 volunteers went for trips abroad and shared their experience after returning back home