[2017 – 2020] Snapshots from the Borders

Period2017 – 2020

Overall Objective: Improving the critical understanding of Euro national and local decision makers and of public opinion about inter-dependencies determining migration flows towards European borders in the perspective of reaching targets of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, especially SDG 1, 5, and 16

Specific Objective: Strengthening a new horizontal, active network of cities directly facing migration flows at EU borders, as a way to promote more effective policy coherence at all levels (European, national, local)

Work sphere: Other: Migrants

Type of action: Awareness

Client: European Commission, EuropeAid

Budget: EUR 5 352 358,28

Partners: Comune di Lampedusa e Linosa, Italy; Autonomous Province of Bolzano – South Tyrol, Austria; Comune di Pesaro, Italy; Regione Puglia, Italy; Amref Health Africa, Italy; Associazione Africa e Mediterraneo, Italy; Cabildo Insular De Tenerife, Spain; Fundacion Africana Para La Medicina Y La Investigacion Amref Flying Doctors, Spain; Ville de Grande-Synthe, France; Eine Welt Netzwerk Thüringen e. V., Germany; Insamlingsstiftelsen Harald Edelstam, Sweden; Marktgemeinde Straß in Steiermark, Austria; Stadtgemeinde Traiskirchen, Austria; Südwind – Verein für Entwicklungspolitik und globale Gerechtigkeit, Austria; Municipality of Maribor, Slovenia; Municipality of Črnomelj, Slovenia; ISCOMET Institute for Ethnic and Regional Studies, Slovenia; Syklonagysfalu Onkormaniza, Hungary; Cromo Közhasznú Alapítvány Foundation, Hungary; Teritorial Administrative Unit Constanta Municipality, Romania; Novapolis Association – Center of Analysis and Initiatives for Development, Romania; Burgas Municipality, Bulgaria; North Aegean Region, Greece; Municipality of Rhodes, Greece; Agios Athanasios Municipality, Cyprus; Marsa Local Council, Malta; Koperazzjoni Internazzjonali, Malta;
Local Democracy Agency Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina


  1. International Documentary contest on Migration
  2. Realising “No more bricks in the Wall Campaign” – a cycle of 13 informative workshops targeted to civil servants and policy/decision makers on main project’s topics
  3. Development of a participatory investigation (year 1) to the impact of migrants flows at local level in each partner territory
  4. Conducting specific training, targeting towns’ majors, decision makers servants etc., providing them with advocacy skills and tools