PPHS interested in SC6

Polish Platform for Homeland Security offers expertise in ‘Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies’ topics in Horizon 2020. Below you will find a brief description of PPHS, topics and offered expertise in this field.

Polish Platform for Homeland Security (PPHS) is no-profit association, which associates representatives of Polish Law Enforcement Agencies, practitioners in the field of internal security (police, border guards, internal security agency), national/regional policy makers and representatives of science and universities (sociology of security, resocialization, migration etc.). In addition, PPHS cooperates with regional and local government authorities, schools, a teacher training center in Poznan (Poland), regional social and family assistance centers, and other associations in Poland. The aim of PPHS is support the broadly defined efforts in order to improve public security. The basis of cooperation is different kind of R&D projects. Currently we are participating in 5 projects financed under the Horizon 2020 (see: www.ppbw.pl/en/projects). At the same time PPHS fosters cooperation in the area of security among various fields of science, research and development, and education. By providing consulting, reporting, recommendation and educational services. PPHS cooperates with around 250 consultants from security area: experienced Law Enforcement Agencies and officers, prosecutors, judges, lawyers, practitioners and representatives of science. PPHS has experience in leading Work Packages including Dissemination and Communication.

Offered expertise in topics: 
1. Developing deliberative and participatory democracies through experimentation
(SU-GOVERNANCE-21-2020)
– network of polish institutions, eg. educational, local governmental institutions, NGOs etc.
– report on democratic society and civil society and other aspects in Poland/East Europe
– analizing political discourse in Poland (very interesting case for this topic)
– implement of experiments and innovations in deliberative and participatory processes 
– other activities required in the project.

2. Addressing radicalization through social inclusion (SU-GOVERNANCE-09-2020)
– research experience in radicalization (PPHS realize the MINDb4ACT project under Horizon 2020, www.mindb4act.eu, GA no. 740543)
– Possibility of using the existing network of local institutions as part of the Threat Observatory for Young People (www.obserwatorium.wlkp.pl/en)
– collaboration with civil society organisations and policy makers
– analysis/reports/recommendations 
– creating and testing sector scenarios with the participation of stakeholders
– analyse of polish case (right-wing extremism)
– other activities required in the project.

3. The Common Foreign and Security Policy and the expanding scope of the EU’s external engagement (SU-GOVERNANCE-07-2020)
– mediation and prevention experts (police, social assistance centers, family assistance center), local government, decision-makers, etc. 
– cooperation with polish defence and security institutions – use practical knowledge and/or consult project results to make them as appropriate as possible
– analysis of political/legal, local/national documents
– close cooperation with foreign countries also with third countries, e.g. Ukraine
– other activities required in the project.

4. Sustainable practices for the integration of newly arrived migrants into societies (MIGRATION-10-2020)
– scientific experts in the field of migration
– reports about polish perspective on integration of new migrants – also from Africa, but especially from former Soviet Union countries (polish case)
– cooperation with the Polish Office for Foreigners and refugee centers
– obtaining information from local governments, regional and national authorities
– experience in building on-line platform – leader of Communication and dissemination WP
– analysis of political/legal, local/national documents
– close cooperation with foreign countries also with third countries, 
– other activities required in the project.

5. Narratives on migration and its impact: past and present (MIGRATION-09-2020)
– scientific experts in the field of migration
-studies/reports/analyzes/recommendations from the perspective of Poland – a transit country for immigrants from the east countries
– studying narratives in the Polish (local/national level) media about immigrants
– contacts with practitioners, who should be informed about new produced knowledge
– analysis of political/legal, local/national documents
– other activities required in the project.

6. Mapping and overcoming integration challenges for migrant children (MIGRATION-05-2018-2020)
– scientific experts in the field of migration
– studies/reports/analyzes/recommendations from polish perspective – especially immigrants from the east countries
– contacts with schools, Teaching Training Center in Poznan, policymakers (regional, national)
– the potential to build multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary teams consisting of scientists, practitioners and stakeholders
– analysis of political/legal, local/national documents
– other activities required in the project.

7. Inclusive and innovative practices for the integration of recently arrived migrants in local communities (MIGRATION-04-2020)
– scientific experts in the field of migration
– studies/reports/analyzes/recommendations from polish perspective – especially immigrants from the east countries
– contacts with policy makers at local, regional, national level and relevant actors
– reports/analyzes/recommendations on migration practices in Poland
– reports/analyzes/recommendations on migration policies in Poland
– the possibility of testing potentially viable approaches through pilots projects
– analysis of political/legal, local/national documents
– other activities required in the project.

Are you interested cooperation with us? 
Please contact with:
Edyta Pazura-Umecka
e-mail: edyta.pazura@ppbw.pl
phone: +48 61 866 90 51

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