Work Packages

WP1 – Project Management and Coordination

As backbone of the project, the WP1 oversees the overall progress and the quality of SHRINEs, setting up monitoring tools and communication channels aimed at transparency among partners. WP1 will ensure the maximum efficiency in Tasks implementation and achievement of key results, as well as outline the main communication and dissemination actions.

Project Coordinator

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Technical Leader 

Religious Leader

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WP2 – Interfaith network to spark dialogue on the protection of places of worship

The WP2 aims to create an Interfaith Network for sharing knowledge, tools, and good practices on protective measures against vulnerabilities and threats to places of worship through the implementation of thematic workshops and enhancing the dialogue among relevant religious representatives concerning safety and security emerging risks. The valuable synergies among technical and religious partners will support this WP.

WP3 – Legal and Ethical analysis on use of technologies for protection of places of worship

The WP3 will establish an Ethical, Legal, and Moral Working Group which will provide assessments and guidance documents on the impact of a range of innovative technological solutions, taking into account their potential application in places of worship. It will also offer a tailored “helpdesk” to foster a sound a regular collaboration with relevant Twin EU-funded projects and existing networks interested in WP3 ambition.

Technical Leader 

Religious Leader

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Technical Leader 

Religious Leader

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WP4 – Engagement of private sector in the International Interfaith network

The WP4 aims to increase the awareness on the use of technological solutions from operators of places of worship. This will be possible engaging technological developers and producers in finding innovative technological approaches and applications to enhance the protection of places of worship.

WP5 – Awareness campaign and showcasing of technological solutions for places of worship

The WP5 represents the peak of project ambition when the “Tech for SHRINEs” Hackathon and its awareness campaign will be organised to present and showcase innovative technological solutions, which will be selected to demonstrate their suitable application in case of relevant case studies. Representatives of different religious communities, Law Enforcement Agencies, academia, and sector-specific industry will attend the event to engage in discussions and support a dedicated Committee that will be appointed to select the most suitable solutions, which could be exploited by the related religious Community beyond the project lifecycle.

Technical Leader 

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Technical Leader 

Religious Leader

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WP6 – Exploitation and sustainability of the Interfaith network and project results

The WP6 aims at consolidating results and recommendations on vulnerabilities and possible technological solutions derived from the previous WPs. As a result, a set of operational guidelines will be produced, targeting religious leaders, places of worship, as well as EU institutions, academia, industrial and law enforcement sectors to provide decision makers with an overview concerning main threats and vulnerabilities as well as best practices and lessons learnt to enhance the protection of places of worship. Finally, WP6 will also ensure the effective visibility and dissemination of SHRINEs activities, enhancing the sustainability of the SHRINEs Network and the project results.