2. Project title as used in publicity and others materialsShaping fair cities
3. Project number388-138
4. Year of Call2016
5. Project start month and year12/2016
6. Project finish month and year06/2021
7. Name and location of lead CSO or LA
la: REGIONE EMILIA ROMAGNA

Italy
8. EU Member States where the project is being implemented
Denmark

Greece

Italy

Poland

Romania

Spain

Sweden

Croatia

9. EU Member States where sub-granting will be providedN/A
10. Total project budget (in Euro):3,362,121.00
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: www.shapingfaircities.eu
Facebook: shaping fair cities
Twitter:
Youtube: Shaping Fair Cities
14. Why is the project taking place?The action Shaping fair cities reflects the statement of the representatives of local and regional governments gathered in New York, celebrating the adoption of the Agenda 2030 and it acknowledges and enhances the role that cities and sub-national governments need to play in all its dimensions, particularly Goal 11 and Goal 16. The action promotes a critical understanding of LAs and citizens’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the interdependent world; and the importance of localizing Agenda 2030 through an effective involvement of municipalities and local governments for Policy Coherence for Development in local policy making (SDG17). Thanks to Shaping fair cities action, by 2020, 14 Local Authorities – 4 Regional Governments, 8 EU Municipalities and 2 EU partners Municipalities - for a total urban population of 3.697.600 people, have adopted an action plan for implementing, communicating and monitoring SDGs at local level particularly in relation with SDGs 5, 11, 13 and 16 with a special focus on migration and gender. The role of cities in development will grow, as 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities by 2030.
15. Overall objective of the projectTo contribute to the promotion of a critical understanding of LAs and citizens’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the interdependent world; and the importance of localizing Agenda 2030 through an effective involvement of municipalities and local governments for Policy Coherence for Development in local policy making
16. Specific objective(s) of the projectby 2020, 14 Local Authorities – 4 Regional Governments, 8 EU Municipalities and 2 EU partners Municipalities - for a total urban population of 3.697.600 people, have adopted an action plan for implementing, communicating and monitoring SDGs at local level particularly in relation with SDGs 5, 11, 13 and 16 with a special focus on migration and gender.
17. What will have changed as a result of the project? (Summarise the intended outcome)14 Local Authorities have increased understanding and planning ability on how localizing SDGs at region and city level 4 Regional Governments, 18 Municipalities, 90 CSO and 200 University Students have improved knowledge of sustainable development challenges and the importance of localizing Agenda 2030 22 Local Authorities have an increased capacity and shared tools for localising SDGs 8 EU Member States and 2 EU partners countries have increased their capacity of incorporating local plans and indicators into national 2030 plans 3.8 million city inhabitants of 8 EU member states are more aware about SDGs and the importance of implementing them at local level
18. Main themes and geographical areas covered by the projectcities/urban environment
climate
cultural diversity and identity
democracy, accountability
19. Project target groups, audiences and/or participantsa. Teachers, teacher educators, HE lecturers/ academics
d. Children (<16 years)
e. Young people (16 to 35 years)
f. Journalists
h. Local Authority policy decision makers
m. Non-formal education institutions (e.g. youth clubs, community centres, adult education centres)
n. Media institutions (print, broadcast, internet)
o. Employees (incl. trade union members)
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
focus group discussions
social media interventions and discussions initiated by the project
22. Other major activities not listed above
23. Main achievement of the project to-dateIn April 2019 a Valencia the public servants of the local authorities in the project did the training of trainers in order to organize all the activities of training foreseen for the second year. A Toolkit was elaborated from the University of Bologna and updated from all the partners. The results of the surveys driven in all the territrories of the projects have been presented andd eleborated. Regione Emilia Romagna moreover has just launched a sub-granting addressed to LAs of the territory in order to implement campaigno of awareness and communication for citiziens on the SDGs