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February 2017 EPIM Policy Update now available

The February 2017 Edition of the Policy Update, prepared for organisations interested in European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration, is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular … Continue reading

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EPIM convening workshop and EPIM-supported Missing Children in Europe conference

25-27 January 2017, Malta As part of the “Never Alone –Building our future with children and youth arriving in Europe” sub-fund, EPIM supported the conference “Lost in migration: Working together to protect children from disappearance”, organised by Missing Children Europe … Continue reading

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SCI-EPIM conference on “Effectively communicating and messaging on refugee and migrant issues in a changing environment: the role of civil society in the current policy and public debate”

7-8 February 2017, Brussels On 7 and 8 February 2017, EPIM together with the Social Change Initiative held the conference “Effectively communicating and messaging on refugee and migrant issues in a changing environment: the role of civil society in the current policy … Continue reading

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December 2016 EPIM Policy Update now available

The December 2016 edition of the Policy Update, prepared for organisations interested in European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration, is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular … Continue reading

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October 2016 EPIM Policy Update now available

The October 2016 edition of the Policy Update, prepared for civil society organisations interested in European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration, is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce … Continue reading

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NEVER ALONE: for a feasible tomorrow – Reception and support for unaccompanied and separated children and youth reaching Italy alone

The Italian Foundations Fondazione Cariplo, Compagnia di San Paolo, Fondazione con il Sud, Enel Cuore, Fondazione CRT, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo and Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena have launched … Continue reading

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July 2016 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The July 2016 edition of the EPC Policy Update prepared for civil society organisations interested in the European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based … Continue reading

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EPIM seeks a Programme Manager

EPIM is looking for a Programme Manager to support the team as a key point of contact for civil society organisations seeking and receiving EPIM funding, will review grant requests and manage a portfolio of Sub-Fund grants in defined substantive … Continue reading

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May 2016 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The May 2016 edition of the EPC Policy Update prepared for civil society organisations interested in the European policy developments in the areas of migration and integration is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based … Continue reading

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EPIM call for participation: communicating on migration in a changing environment

EPIM is issuing a call for participation for civil society organisations (CSOs) working at pan-European level with the interest, ability and intent to build their communication capacities and explore ways of reaching out to the broader public on migration issues. … Continue reading

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Publication of the report “Evaluation of EPIM III: 2012-2015”

In 2012, EPIM commissioned RAND Europe to undertake an evaluation of EPIM’s third funding phase. The report “Evaluation of EPIM III: 2012-2015″ has now been published. The report looks at the projects from civil society organisations which EPIM supported between 2012 and … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals in Italy: NEVER ALONE, for a feasible tomorrow

The Italian Foundations Fondazione Cariplo, Compagnia di San Paolo, Fondazione con il Sud, Enel Cuore, Fondazione CRT, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Cuneo, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo and Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena have published … Continue reading

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EPIM IV Opening Event in Athens

On 10 March 2016, funders and EPIM grantee organisations’ representatives came together for an opening event marking the beginning of the fourth funding phase of the programme (2016-2018). The event took place in Greece (Athens), a country at the centre … Continue reading

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March 2016 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The March 2016 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. As EPIM … Continue reading

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EPIM Call for Proposals: Supporting unaccompanied and separated children and youth in Greece

Migration has moved to the top of Europe’s agenda as one of the key questions concerning the future of European societies. Despite its relevance when talking about the future, the potential and particular vulnerability of children on the move have … Continue reading

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EPIM seeks Strategic Communications Advisor on Migration

EPIM seeks for a strategic communications advisor on a consultancy basis to provide expert support and strengthen the capacity of five civil society organisations working on a pan-European level in their communications on migration in the context of a rapidly … Continue reading

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December 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The December 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses have the … Continue reading

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EPIM toolkit on drafting successful applications for EU funding

The EU funding toolkit consists of material provided and gathered from the fifth capacity building workshop for EPIM III grantees conducted earlier this year. The workshop “Drafting successful applications for EU funding: training on project and budget design”, led by the trainers … Continue reading

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October 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The October 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed … Continue reading

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Nine projects selected for pilot Sub-Fund on Immigration Detention

On 1 July 2015, the Selection Committee met in London to decide on the projects which would be selected to pilot EPIM’s year-long sub-fund on immigration detention. EPIM is exploring a new programme framework structured by sub-funds and, following the … Continue reading

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EPIM recruits a Programme Director

European Foundations looking to recruit Programme Director to lead a Collaborative Programme on migration and integration in Europe, and to help develop and implement its next stage of institutional and substantive growth. When the current phase of the European Programme … Continue reading

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July 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The July 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed … Continue reading

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EPIM pilots sub-fund on immigration detention

The European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM) is piloting a new grant-making approach in form of a sub-fund, addressing the issue of immigration detention in Europe. The aim is to support civil society organisations in advocating for changes in … Continue reading

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April 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The April 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre (EPC), a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed … Continue reading

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January 2015 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

The January 2015 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses … Continue reading

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EPIM discusses changing the narrative on migration at EuroPhilantopics

On 4 and 5 November 2014, the Network of European Foundations (NEF), along with the European Foundation Centre (EFC), the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA), and the Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (DAFNE), hosted the EuroPhilantopics event in Brussels … Continue reading

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November 2014 EPC Policy Update for EPIM available online

The November 2014 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses … Continue reading

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September 2014 EPC Policy Update for EPIM available online

The September 2014 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses … Continue reading

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June 2014 EPC Policy Update for EPIM available online

The second 2014 and first short edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce regular EPC Policy Updates. … Continue reading

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EPIM publishes briefings on communicating migration

Following the EPIM capacity building workshop “Communicating migration: getting your message heard, storytelling, and other techniques” in Barcelona, on 27-29 January 2014, the workshop facilitator and migration expert, Sue Lukes, summarised the key learnings of the working groups in this … Continue reading

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EPIM recruits Senior Programme Manager

European Foundations looking to recruit Senior Programme Manager to lead a multifaceted collaborative initiative of 12 Foundations, and to (help) develop and implement its next stage of institutional and substantive growth. The EPIM Senior Programme Manager will be responsible for … Continue reading

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April 2014 EPC Policy Update for EPIM available online

The first 2014 edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce quarterly EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses … Continue reading

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EPIM grantees exchange on “communicating migration” during workshop in Barcelona

The project coordinators and partners of current EPIM-funded projects gathered together in Barcelona for a 2-day capacity building workshop on “Communicating migration: getting your message heard, storytelling, and other techniques”. Taking place on 28-29 January 2014 at “Caixaforum”, the workshop … Continue reading

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December 2013 EPC Policy Update for EPIM available online

The third edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce quarterly EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses have … Continue reading

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September 2013 EPC Policy Update for EPIM available online

The second edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organisations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce quarterly EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses have … Continue reading

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EPIM introduces new flexible funds facility

EPIM has rolled out a new facility for current and former EPIM grantee organisations to apply for small amounts of funding in order to be able to respond to unexpected opportunities and challenges within EPIM’s programme objectives. The aim of … Continue reading

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Organisations engaged in EPIM meet for Workshop on EU advocacy and messaging in Lisbon

  On 17 and 18 June 2013, EPIM convened a workshop on EU advocacy and messaging, gathering together project coordinators and partners of the current EPIM funded projects with representatives of EPIM’s Partner Foundations. Participants discussed the challenges of advocacy at EU level … Continue reading

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First 2013 EPC Policy Update for EPIM now available

A new edition of the EPC Policy Update specifically prepared for organizations engaged in EPIM is now available online. EPIM has commissioned the European Policy Centre, a Brussels-based think tank, to produce quarterly EPC Policy Updates. These focussed analyses have … Continue reading

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EPIM 2012-2015 Kick-off workshop

The first workshop of the third phase of EPIM took place on 15-16 October 2012 in Brussels. Each project coordinator of the ten EPIM funded-projects attended the workshop with up to four of their partners.           … Continue reading

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EPIM 2012 Call for Proposals – Results!

The European Programme for Integration and Migration (EPIM) has awarded 10 grants amounting to 2,200,000 EUR to NGO-led projects that aim to address urgent or contentious problems and have a high impact on European policy or practice.  In January 2012, … Continue reading

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EPIM Case Studies 2011 – Released!

A document show casing 9 grantees as well as rationale behind EPIM, an overview of all projects and a foreword written by former Commissioner DG Home Affairs Antonio Vitorino has been released! Building on the case studies of 5 grantees … Continue reading

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EPIM-EPC Restrictive Migration Policies Conference

Restrictive migration policies and the responsibility of the media: the impact on undocumented migrants. The event took place on Tuesday, 6 December 2011, 09.30-17.00 at the Stanhope Hotel, Rue du Commerce 9, B-1000 Brussels. The European Policy Centre and the … Continue reading

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*NEW REPORT* Integration as a two way process in the EU?

Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPs) Report: Assessing the European Integration Fund (EIF) and the Common Basic Principles on Integration. This project examined the nature, limits and potentials of the concept of integration as a two-way process of mutual accommodation … Continue reading

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Antonio Vitorino: On the panel of ‘Diversity in Europe, a Crisis of Tolerance’

EPIM and The European Foundation Centre’s Diversity, Migration and Integration Interest Group (DMIIG) jointly organised a debate entitled ‘Diversity in Europe – A Crisis of Tolerance’ with a panal made up of the former European Commissioner for Justice and Home … Continue reading

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EPIM workshop on communications held 6-8th April in London

EPIM’s 6th workshop took place during 6-8th April in London. Entitled “Messaging, Media and Online Communications”, the workshop was hosted by the Diana Princess Memorial Foundation in the South Bank. As well as site visits to NGOs around London, the … Continue reading

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Conference on Media and Integration

ERLAI in collaboration with EPIM, organised a seminar on “Engaging the Media to foster Integration – Good practices from NGOs & Regional authorities” (2 March 2011, Brussels). Download the concept notes, the agenda and the report

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Article about benefits of EPIM by Juliet Prager in Alliance magazine

Juliet Prager (Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust) has published an article in Alliance magazine (March 2011) on the experience of collaborating as an EPIM Partner Foundation. Read the article here (courtesy of www.alliancemagazine.com)

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Antonio Vitorino writes the Foreward for EPIM Case Studies

The first wave of EPIM Case studies showcases the work of 5 EPIM grantees: the Immigrant Council of Ireland, Stichting Nidos, the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM), Migreurop and Médicins du Monde. According to the foreword by … Continue reading

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New Video Interviews with EPIM grantees available on-line

The latest EPIM call for proposals closed at the end of March. 32 applications were received and the Jury selected 5 projects to be supported. To see which projects and NGOs have been selected, go to the Grants page.

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Contribute to an independent assessment of the European Integration Fund (EIF)

EPIM is supporting a new initiative, coordinated by CEPS, to produce an independent evaluation of the European Integration Fund (EIF) and the implementation of CBP1: “Integration as a two-way process”. To contribute, download the flyer and fill in the online survey

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