• D5.4 Foresight Report of CSO participation in Security Research

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    This report documents the positioning and role of CSOs with regard to forward-looking, anticipatory aspects of security research. It examines the dimensions of foresight about CSOs’ role in security provision and security research, security foresight exercises conducted by CSOs (e.g. in project consortia), and last but not least, foresight conducted with CSOs (e.g. as invited actors at dedicated workshops). The report will turn to the role of CSOs in security foresight projects, which has been rather marginal. Subsequently, it examines potential future modes for engaging CSOs in the European (Security) Research Landscape, as well as an estimation of the prospects of such an engagement. The last section addresses the linkage of Trust with SR stakeholders’ Capacity and Will to collaborate and build productive interactions which deliver desirable impacts.

  • D5.3. Recommendation on permanent institutional set-ups for CSO engagement in Security Research

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    The main aims of the study are to identify existing Multi stakeholder Exchange platforms in EU involving CSO and determinate how permanent and influence they are. Examined institutional and organizational possibilities outside for SR to identify transferable “good practices" which could be imported to Security Research as models of CSO involvement process. And finally suggest key aspects to guarantee involvement of CSO in this kind of Multi stakeholder Exchange Platforms.

  • D5.2 Map of stakeholders ranking of values and objectives

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    This report provides more specific views about and by a number of stakeholders involved in security research. It starts by exposing the field of European citizens’ views in Eurobarometer surveys about issues, ranging from Public Perceptions of Science, Research and Innovation”, to “Data Protection”, “attitudes towards security”, “Civil Protection”, “Cyber Security”, as well as about “Europeans’ Engagement in Participatory Democracy”. Subsequently, the CSO views upon values, interests, objectives, but also resource- and agenda-relevant barriers as explored in the SecurePART series of interviews and surveys will be presented. These are complemented by the SecurePART multi-stakeholder Berlin workshop, where CSOs deliberated about desirable modes of participation as well as the relevant security research agenda, but also about the envisioned future value out of security research for the society. The last two sections address two specific categories: First, that of National Contact Points, which act as hubs and matchmakers among potential participants in security research on behalf of their member states. We have conducted a dedicated survey and a webinar to reach out that category of stakeholders. Second, policy makers from the European Commission who are responsible for planning, conducting, and evaluating research actions.

  • D5.1 Plan for Rules of Participation of CSOs

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    In this report we pursue a dual approach: Besides examining the literature for the state-of-play analyses on rules of CSO participation, we also scanned for the realities and the modalities of CSO participation in a number of International Organisations including EU institutions. Of particular importance is the aspect of legitimacy behind representation, that is the capacity of CSOs to stand for wider, if not all, segments of the population, representing thus the “public good”, or the “common interest”.

  • D3.3. Matrix of CSOs and other stakeholders' perception and expectations

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    The present study is largely based upon the desk research conducted under Task 3.3 “Trans-CSO Analysis” and synthesized along additional information provided by tasks from other work packages, as referred to above.

  • D3.2. Report on the collaborative links among CSOs

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    The present study illuminates one of the three integral dimensions of CSO involvement, that of the lateral dimension among CSOs generally in the policy landscape, and more specifically in the European security research context. More concretely, the present D3.2 “Report on the collaborative links among CSOs” is largely based upon the desk research conducted under Task 3.2 “Inter-CSO Analysis” and synthesized along additional information provided by tasks from other work packages.

  • D3.1 Report on CSOs’ internal capacities

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    The present study illuminates one of the three integral dimensions of CSO involvement, which of internal factors determining capacity to act in the field of a specific field of public policy, security research.

  • D4.2 Communication materials

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    This document provides de communication materials to be used in the second half of the project and beyond in order to increase the interest about security research and involve CSO representatives in the SecurePART development.

  • D1.10 Conclusions Report

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    This Conclusions report present a synthesis of all obtained data and results of the different tasks carried out under work package 1 devoted to the analysis of the CSO involvement in FP7. This report contains: - A brief presentation of the context and objectives of the study; - An overview of the methodology; - A summary of the data; - The findings, conclusions and recommendations.

  • D1.9. Interview guide

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    This document includes a description of the approach to be followed in the 50 interviews planned to be held and the two scripts (one conceived for CSO representatives and the other one for independent experts) of the semi-structured questionnaires to be used.

  • D1.8 SWOT Analysis

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    The document contains a qualitative analysis of the interviews done through a SWOT analysis with the purpose of identifying the crucial points for evaluating the strengths and weaknesses for CSO involvement.

  • D1.7 Statistical analysis

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    The project SecurePART aimed at understanding the status quo about CSOs participation between 2007-2013 in security research launched a web survey and held a number of interviews. The web survey was addressed to a high database of CSOs representatives and managers around Europe; the target was indiscriminate and associated to the pan-European network of CSOs. Finally, 323 people most of them directly involved in CSOs responded. In parallel, 62 interviews were organized with CSO representatives and managers as well as the rest of stakeholders involved in security research (industry, experts, researchers, etc.) Questions were the same in both cases but target and the way of data collection varied. In this report a quantitative analysis of the responses obtained from both sources are provided.

  • D1.6. Six Case Studies

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    The SecurePART Consortium, with the support of the Stakeholders Board, has identified six main themes in which it is expected to generate a significant added value in terms of providing useful analysis of CSOs involvement in FP7 security research projects.

  • D1.5 Interviews report

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    The document contains a complete summary of the 62 interviews carried out between October 2014 and March 2015 of the SecurePART project. The data in this document is divided into 5 sections for each interview: implication and knowledge, CSO identity, opinion about CSO involvement and other additional aspects. In the Annex an individual quantitative data sheet corresponding to each of the interviews held is also found.

  • D1.2 Background Report

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    This document is presenting a summary of the main aspects on CSOs treated mainly in European projects and other European sources about research and, specifically, on security research.

  • D6.8. Exploitation plan

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    The main goal of the present Exploitation Plan is to establish suitable actions to make SecurePART a successful and sustainable project. Generally, it is based on the communication and dissemination strategy elaborated by the SecurePART adopting the most appropriate dissemination tools and channels elaborated so far in order to exploit the results achieved during the project implementation.

  • D6.7. Executive summary of the project's final report

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    The SecurePART - Increasing the engagement of civil society in security research has a duration of 24 months and started in May 2014. The consortium is made up of 7 partners from 5 different countries: Spain, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom and Portugal. The consortium, led by Bantec (SP) has the following partners: vdLconsult (DE); ENNA (BE); nexus institute (DE); Goethe University (DE); University of Salford (UK); LOBA (PT). This SecurePART team is made up by independent, specialized social research centres and consultancies (specialised in policy analysis, citizen engagement and social marketing) ensuring a neutral approach. Extensive interaction with CSOs was ensured by the EU Network of CSOs (ENNA) that facilitated large consultations with their representatives and the multiplying effect of communication and dissemination actions planned.

  • D6.3. Newsletters

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    This report describes the newsletters related to the SecurePART project, starting 1st of May 2014 and ending on 30th of April 2016. The main objective of this document is to detail the newsletters that were created and dispatched during the project duration.

  • D6.6 Production and distribution of press releases & other publications

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    This report provides the documentation of all produced, distributed, or published policy briefs, guides, and academic papers in the course of the project SecurePART. It comprises both online and print material, such as guides with SecurePART results, the project’s final Action Plan, a series of Policy Briefs about success stories of CSOs in security research, academic and journalistic publications, and press releases about important SecurePART activities.

  • D6.2. Creation and maintenance of project web-site

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    This document is a deliverable intended to explain the structure and functionalities of the SecurePART website. The Project Website was launched in July of 2014.

  • D6.1. Project visual identity

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    This document elaborates the details and methods needed for the proper presentation of the visual identity for SecurePART. It is presented under the form of a standards manual.