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Our member organisations

In addition to the associate member organisations listed below ENS also has 13 organisations which comprise its Advisory Committee responsible for providing strategic advice to the Network, and who are listed here.

  • ADC Memorial

    The mission of ADC Memorial is to defend the rights of victims of discrimination through a proactive response to human rights violations, including advocacy, legal assistance, human rights education, research, and publications. Our strategic Goals...
  • Aditus Foundation

    Aditus Foundation was established with a view to monitor, act and report on access to fundamental human rights by individuals and groups. Aditus Foundation was founded on the principles of the universality, interdependence and indivisibility of all...
  • AIRE Centre

    The AIRE Centre is an NGO whose mission is to promote awareness of European law rights and assist marginalised individuals and those in vulnerable circumstances to assert those rights.  We have two main activities: litigating cases before the...
  • Association for Legal Intervention

    The mission of the Association for Legal Intervention (Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej) is to combat social exclusion through provision of free legal advice to people whose rights and freedoms are threatened or violated, mainly refugees and...
  • Associazione per gli Studi Giuridici sull’Immigrazione

    Associazione per gli Studi Giuridici sull’Immigrazione (ASGI), founded in 1990, has four main aims. Firstly, to promote information, research and training on legal issues concerning immigration, statelessness, asylum, citizenship and discrimination...
  • Asylkoordination

    Asylkoordination, Austria was founded in 1991 as a coordinating body bringing together 40 organisations working with refugees, migrants and human rights across Austria. It engages with the national authorities, UNHCR and other actors in a bid to...
  • Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy

    Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) is a leading NGO that focuses on investigating human rights abuses in Bahrain. We work in three stages: exposing, supporting victims, and seeking accountability. We have developed a unique yet...
  • Bail for Immigration Detainees

    Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is an independent, national charity that exists to challenge immigration detention in the UK. We provide legal advice, information and representation on bail to people held in immigration detention and we aim to...
  • British Red Cross

    The British Red Cross provides practical and emotional support to vulnerable refugees and asylum-seekers in the UK.  Our services include supporting refugees to adapt to life in a new country through our orientation service as well as peer...
  • Caritas-Vienna

    Caritas-Vienna provides legal advice und representation before the authorities and the courts for asylum seekers and migrants in irregular situations.
  • CCME - Churches‘ Commission for Migrants in Europe

    The Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe (CCME) is the ecumenical agency on migration and integration, asylum and refugees, and against racism and discrimination in Europe. Members are Anglican, Orthodox and Protestant Churches and Councils...
  • Civic Assistance Committee for Refugees - CAC

    The Civic Assistance Committee for Refugees (CAC) was established in 1990 and provides legal and humanitarian assistance to persons seeking asylum or other kinds of protection status in Russia. CAC provides reception assistance, including as a...
  • Civil Rights Program Kosovo

    Civil Rights Program Kosovo – CRP/K is a Kosovo-based, independent organization, established in 2004, that provides free legal assistance and counseling to persons at risk of statelessness, returnees, refugees, asylum-seekers, IDPs and persons who...
  • Conselho Português para os Refugiados

    Conselho Português para os Refugiados (CPR), founded in 1991, is the leading Development NGO in Portugal working on asylum and refugee issues. CPR’s core activities include to play a consultative role in refugee status determination procedures and...
  • Consiglio Italiano per i Rifugiati

    Consiglio Italiano per i Rifugiati (CIR), founded in 1990, is an independent, humanitarian and non profit-making organisation, under the patronage of UNHCR. CIR works with the aim of empowering actions in defense of refugees and asylum seekers'...
  • Comissio Catalana d' Ajuda al Refugiat (CCAR)

    Comissio Catalana d' Ajuda al Refugiat (CCAR) is a non-governmental organisation founded in 2014. Ii is an independent organisation associated to the Spanish Commission for Refugees (CEAR). CCAR was born with the purpose of approcahing and ensuring...
  • Coram Children’s Legal Centre

    Part of the Coram group of charities, Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) is an independent charity working in the United Kingdom and around the world to protect and promote the rights of children. We aim to uphold children’s human rights in law,...
  • Cyprus Refugee Council

    The Cyprus Refugee Council (CyRC), is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organisation, that envisions a fair and inclusive society that offers protection and support for all. CyRC strives to safeguard, support and advocate for the rights...
  • Danish Refugee Council

    The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected...
  • Desyate Kvitnya (The Tenth of April)

    Desyate Kvitnya (The Tenth of April) is an independent, humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organisation, which is based in Odessa, Ukraine. Their main goal is contributing to development of civil society and strengthening the rule of law...
  • Detention Action

    Detention Action is a registered charity which challenges the dehumanising effect of immigration detention policy on migrants and asylum seekers in the UK.  We defend the rights and improve the welfare of people in detention by combining...
  • Diakonie Flüchtlingsdienst

    The Austrian Diakonie Refugee Service works in the following areas: Counselling, care and support, housing and accommodation, Education and training, Integration and Medical and psychotherapeutic treatment with asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and...
  • Global Citizenship Observatory (GLOBALCIT)

    GLOBALCIT is an observatory within the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. It involves three partner institutions and its goal is to provide academics, governments, international organisations and NGOs with...
  • Fundación CEPAIM - Acción Integral con Migrantes

    The Foundation’s general mission is the provision of comprehensive support to migrant population, asylum seekers, and to native population. The fight against poverty and social exclusion and the cooperation with the general public aiming to achieve...
  • Fundatia ARCHWAY

    Fundatia ARCHWAY, Romania has been working with the abandoned and homeless children of Bucharest for the past 13 years. Without identity papers these children and adolescents are not entitled to medical care, education, jobs, any state benefits or...
  • Humanrights.ch - Menschenrechte Schweiz

    Humanrights.ch is a Swiss non-profit organization founded in 1999 with the main aim of gathering and providing information, raising public awareness, monitoring state action and counselling on human rights issues and the human rights situation in...
  • Greek Council for Refugees

    The Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) is an NGO founded in 1989 to support refugees, stateless persons and asylum seekers in Greece. Through various psychosocial and legal services, it helps them to find protection and integrate in ...
  • Faith, Hope, and Love

    Inter-Regional Public Charitable Organization “Faith, Hope, and Love”, established in 1997,  is a public organization whose mission is to render assistance  to forced migrants, refugees and other socially vulnerable...
  • Foundation for Access to Rights (FAR)

    Foundation for Access to Rights (FAR) is an NGO aiming to establish a solid ground for access to rights in practice in Bulgaria. FAR’s mission is to increase the institutional and public awareness, sensitivity and commitment to the need to address...
  • Future Worlds Center

    FWC is a non-profit NGO implementing projects that aim to bring about positive social change in Cypriot society. FWC’s operations are pioneering a number of humanitarian, intercultural, and peace related projects which are implemented by its four...
  • Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights

    The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights is the oldest and the largest human rights organization in Poland, acting already for over 20 years. HFHR's objective is the promotion of human rights in Poland and countries of the post-Soviet region. The...
  • Information Legal Centre

    Information Legal Centre (IPC), Croatia, was registered on June 12 2002 and has been operating since as an independent non-governmental organization in the regions of Western Slavonia (Croatia) and Bosanska Posavina (Bosnia-Herzegovina), providing...
  • Innovations and Reform Centre

    The Innovations and Reform Centre (IRC) is a non-entrepreneurial legal entity, established in 2010. The mission of the center is to support the implementation of innovative approaches and reforms and act as a strong civil society advocate of...
  • lmmigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA)

    The lmmigration Law Practitioners' Association (ILPA) is a registered charity and a professional membership association. The majority of members are barristers, solicitors and advocates practising in all areas of immigration, asylum and nationality...
  • Jesuit Refugee Service Romania

    Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Romania advocates before the national authorities for setting up a domestic statelessness determination procedure and the lifting of the reservations made by Romania to the 1954 Convention, while in the field of...
  • Kerk in Actie

    Kerk in Actie (Church in Action) supports the work of hundreds of Christian churches and organisations both in the Netherlands and world-wide, to help people realise their potential and provide them with new perspectives for the future. This co-...
  • Law Center of Advocates

    Law Center of Advocates (LCA) is a public association founded in 1997. LCA’s mission is to implement projects and programs aimed at promoting the Rule of Law, judicial independence and respect for human rights in Moldova. It provides specialist...
  • Legal Center Montenegro

    Legal Center Montenegro is a non-governmental organization, established in 2007 with a mandate to provide counselling, legal assistance on behalf of displaced persons from Kosovo and refugees from Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina - particularly...
  • Legal Information Centre for Human Rights

    The Legal Information Centre for Human Rights (LICHR) was founded in  May 1994. In its activities the LICHR has mapped four high priority strategic spheres. Firstly, conflict prevention: identifying the causes of potential conflicts through...
  • Legal Clinic for Refugees and Immigrants

    Legal Clinic for Refugees and Immigrants (LCRI) was founded in 1999 as a section of the Legal Clinic at the Law Faculty of the University of Sofia in Bulgaria. In 2003 it was registered as an independent NGO for public benefit. It combines education...
  • Lithuanian Red Cross

    Lithuanian Red Cross (LRC) is a humanitarian organization that provides different kinds of assistance to asylum seekers, refugees and migrant in Lithuania. It provides legal, social, psychological, humanitarian assistance to asylum seekers. It...
  • Liverpool University Law Clinic

    The Liverpool University Law Clinic is part of the School of Social Justice, University of Liverpool, the Clinic provides a pro bono legal service. Third year law students work on immigration and asylum cases, including the cases of stateless...
  • Macedonian Young Lawyers Association

    The Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA) is an association of lawyers established in 2004 to serve the needs of the local community for qualified and easily accessible pro bono legal service related to the protection of human rights and...
  • Migrants' Rights Network

    Migrants' Rights Network is a young, dynamic national NGO working and campaigning in support of migrants in the UK. Our work brings together migrant activists and support organizations, think tanks, academics, faith groups and public sector...
  • Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS)

    The Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS) is an independent membership organisation working to protect the rights of asylum seekers in Norway. Its main activities are to give information and legal assistance to asylum seekers, as well as...
  • Norwegian Refugee Council

    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent, humanitarian, non-profit, non-governmental organisation which provides assistance, protection and contributes to durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. NRC...
  • Peace Institute

    The Peace Institute – Institute for Contemporary Social and Political Studies – is a non-profit research institution developing interdisciplinary research activities in various fields of the social and human sciences (sociology, anthropology,...
  • People for Change Foundation

    The People for Change Foundation is a Malta based, human rights organization focusing on research, lobbying an capacity building. Our key areas of work include: migration, asylum, trafficking, racism, children’s rights and youth participation. We...
  • Public Law Project

    The Public Law Project (PLP) is a national legal charity which aims to improve access to public law remedies for those whose access to justice is restricted by poverty or some other form of disadvantage. Within this broad remit PLP has adopted three...
  • Refugee Action

    Refugee Action is an independent national charity working with refugees to build new lives in the UK. We provide practical advice and assistance for newly arrived asylum seekers and long‐term commitment to their settlement through community...
  • Refugee Council

    The Refugee Council is one of the leading charities in the UK working directly with refugees, and supporting them to rebuild their lives. We also speak up for refugees using our direct work as an evidence base, and ensure refugees have a stronger...
  • Refugee Law Clinic Cologne

    The Refugee Law Clinic is a project conducted by law students from Cologne which supports migrants, in particular refugees and asylum seekers. They offer pro-bono legal and non-legal advice and other support, e.g. accompanying and giving guidance to...
  • Refugee Rights Turkey

    Refugee Rights Turkey is an independent human rights organization based in Istanbul, which provides legal information and assistance services to asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants, organizes trainings and generates reference materials...
  • Refugees International

    Refugees International is an independent humanitarian organisation that advocates for better support for displaced people (including refugees and internally displaced people) and stateless people.
  • Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes España (SJME)

    The Jesuit Migrant Service – Spain (Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes España) is a network of Jesuit organizations focused on providing support, service and protection for migrants and migrant organizations. To this end it implements intervention...
  • Sdružení pro integraci a migraci

    Sdružení pro integraci a migraci (the Association for Integration and Migration (AIM)) is a non-profit, non-government organization based in Prague, the Czech Republic. For the past 20 years it has provided legal and social counselling to third...
  • Scottish Detainee Visitors

    Scottish Detainee Visitors is a small charity, based in Glasgow, that supports people affected by detention in Scotland and influences policy on detention.  They provide a visiting service to people detained by the immigration service in...
  • Scottish Refugee Council

    Scottish Refugee Council is Scotland's national refugee charity that provides advice and information to people seeking international protection and refugees living in Scotland. They campaign for a fair and humane protection system in the UK and...
  • Tirana Legal Aid Society

    The Tirana Legal Aid Society (TLAS) is one of the foremost NGOs in Albania dealing with the issue of statelessness. TLAS offers free legal aid services for thousands of stateless children and adults and has continued to work for the improvement of...
  • University of Strathclyde Law Clinic

    The University of Strathclyde Law Clinic is a voluntary student run organisation. Its immigration unit works in collaboration with Refugee Survival Trust, Scottish Refugee Council and British Red Cross as part of the Destitute Asylum Seekers Service...
  • Vasa Prava

    Vasa Prava, Bosnia and Herzegovina has since 2004 been protecting the rights of returnees, displaced persons, refugees, asylum seekers, ethnic minority groups, especially the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian (RAE) communities, and other socially...
  • Vitality

    Vitality, Moldova is an association which primarily works with young people in the Transnistia Republic, located between Moldova and the Ukraine. Our priority areas of interest include studies of ethnicity, migration, nationalism, studies of borders...
  • Walk with us - Phiren amenca

    Roma Youth Organization Walk with us - Phiren Amenca is the first and currently the only active organization in Montenegro engaged with Roma youth. Their members are university and high school students from the Roma community. They are actively...
  • Organization for Aid to Refugees (OPU)

    The Organization for Aid to Refugees (OPU) is a nongovernmental organization with more than a 25-year-long experience in providing free assistance to refugees and migrants in the Czech Republic. OPU lawyers provide high-quality free counseling for...
  • SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights

    SALAM for Democracy and Human Rights (SALAM DHR) is an NGO that endeavours to preserve universal principles of dignity and respect by shielding democracy and human rights. In the pursuit of this vision, SALAM DHR aims to influence British,...
  • Equal Rights Trust

    The Equal Rights Trust (ERT) is an independent international organisation, established to combat discrimination and promote equality as a fundamental human right and a basic principle of social justice. An advocacy organisation, resource centre and...
  • Civil Rights Project Sisak - CRP Sisak

    The Civil Rights Project Sisak (CRP Sisak) is a non-governmental, apolitical, non-profit, humanitarian organisation that works in Croatia. The goal of the organisation is to provide humanitarian aid to refugees, returnees, IDPs and socially...
  • Greek Forum of Refugees

    The Greek Forum of Refugees is a multinational grassroots network of refugee communities, individuals and professionals working to support asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons. Involving 9 refugee communities, Greek Forum of Refugees...
  • New Women Connectors

    Working together, a team of immigrant, migrant and refugee women have mobilized themselves to propel Anila’s vision into a movement. By raising awareness through facilitated platforms of discussion addressing the challenges and opportunities migrant...
  • Refugee Law Clinic Bochum

    Refugee Law Clinic Bochum is a street law clinic providing legal consultation and working on cases related to migration and asylum law in Germany. The clinic was established by law students in 2015 as a students' initiative, in cooperation with the...

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