CEPS Project

EESC Brochure ‘How Civil Society Organisations Assist Refugees and Migrants in the EU’


The 284 initiatives entered for the 2016 Civil Society Prize competition provide an inspiring set of experiences and successful practices relating to the role of civil society actors and individuals in providing humanitarian assistance, social solidarity and the socio-economic inclusion of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in the EU.

This publication provides a general overview of the Civil Society Prize and presents the winners, as well as a selection of initiatives put forward by other candidates. The initiatives have been grouped under eight themes and areas of intervention.

Miriam Mir Canet

Project Officer

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Ngo Chun Luk

Sergio Carrera

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Justice and Home Affairs unit

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