2. Project title as used in publicity and others materialsMIND: Migration. Interconnectedness. Development.
3. Project number389-101
4. Year of Call2016
5. Project start month and year10/2017
6. Project finish month and year09/2020
7. Name and location of lead CSO or LA
cso: Caritas Austria

Austria
8. EU Member States where the project is being implemented
Austria

Belgium

Bulgaria

Czech

Germany

Italy

Netherlands

Portugal

Slovakia

Slovenia

Sweden

9. EU Member States where sub-granting will be providedAustria
Germany
Italy
10. Total project budget (in Euro):7,000,409.00
11. EC contribution to total project budget (percent):90
12. Main approach of the projectCampaigning-Advocacy
13.Main project on-line information channels used by the project: Website: https://www.whatishome.eu
Facebook:
Twitter: #WhatisHome
Youtube:
14. Why is the project taking place?In the EU, migration is often viewed through a lens of fear and protection: MIND will engage the public and policy makers to address the root causes of forced migration and highlight the links between migration and universal sustainable development, demonstrating how migrants are actors of development.
15. Overall objective of the projectTo contribute to the positive views and active involvement of the European society on development issues and concerns.
16. Specific objective(s) of the projectOC1: Improved public understanding of the relation between universal sustainable development and migration, its role both in the EU and developing countries and the EU's contribution in development cooperation (in and across 11 EU states); OC2: State authorities, CSOs, individuals and other (potential) development actors increasingly engage in addressing root causes of migration and investing in migrants and refugees as actors of development (in and across 11 EU member states).
17. What will have changed as a result of the project? (Summarise the intended outcome)OP1.1: Improved common advocacy effectiveness of NGO network (12 NGOs, 11 countries). OP1.2: Public in and across 11 EU countries engaged in and contributed to an awareness raising campaign on the relation between migration and universal sustainable development and its role both in Europe and developing countries and the EU’s contribution in development cooperation. OP1.3: Media coverage on the topic of migrants and refugees is handled fairly and evidence based. OP2.1: European study “Common Home” published and used in EU and national advocacy and campaigning. OP2.2: Multi-sector advocacy alliances for enhanced development & migration (D&M) action have been established and are active. OP2.3: Non-governmental actors have influenced decision making processes connected to D&M. OP2.4: Annual relevance and effectiveness reports on political/economic actors’ engagement diffused.
18. Main themes and geographical areas covered by the projectmigration
sustainable development
Africa: sub-Sahara
Europe: EU and EEA
Middle East and North Africa
19. Project target groups, audiences and/or participantsc. Non-formal educators (e.g. youth leaders, community, adult, trade union educators)
e. Young people (16 to 35 years)
f. Journalists
g. Businessmen and women
h. Local Authority policy decision makers
i. National and international policy decision makers (incl. civil servants)
k. Other groups of individuals (please name these in the following question)
m. Non-formal education institutions (e.g. youth clubs, community centres, adult education centres)
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)
public meetings/public discussion fora
exhibitions and fairs
conferences
public demonstrations/events
petitions
focus group discussions
lobbying actions
social media interventions and discussions initiated by the project
22. Other major activities not listed above
23. Main achievement of the project to-date3 social media campaigns (#WhatisHome) and campaigning activities that have reached more than 400 million EU citizens. The Common Home series of 11 national and 1 pan European studies exploring the dynamics of migration and development across partner countries launched in 2019.