10.1. Primary research SOAR will undertake primary research to identify the factors that lead to threats of terrorist attacks on places of
SOAR is funded and supported by the European Commission and will be delivered by Enhancing Faith Institutions (EFI), Finn Church Aid (FCA),
The SOAR project will create a knowledge base which will contribute to advancing the protection and safeguarding of places for worship, with
The knowledge deliverables will include training, guidance and resources, with the opportunity for virtual engagement and the evolution of virtual networks and
The SOAR project will work to provide security guidance, training and support to faith communities across the 7 member states in Europe
The seven pilot countries we will be working in are France, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Denmark, Hungary, and the Netherlands.
The project partnerships will develop extensive networks and be inclusive of representatives from all majority and minority faiths practicing within the EU.
The project will increase the awareness of, and capacity to respond to physical and human security threats to places of worship.
The SOAR project stands for ‘Strengthening the security and resilience Of At-Risk Religious sites and communities’ (SOAR).