The 6th meeting of the EUROPEAN MIGRATION FORUM

Making integration work: towards a more inclusive European society

Brussels, 2-3 June 2020

The deadline for applications is 10 March 2020.

Disclaimer: this open call refers only to the 6th meeting of the European Migration Forum (EMF). Organisations that are selected to participate in the June 2020 meeting will not automatically be given the right to participate in future meetings. 
Mandatory fields are marked with an *

1. A) Organisation
Name of organisation: *
Postal address: *
Other, please specify
Date of registration of your organisation:*
Registration no:*
Registered with the following authority:*
Scanned copy of the registration certificate of your organisation in your country.*
Membership of any other organisation:

B) Contact person
First name:*
Last name:*
Telephone number:*

2. Is your organisation a migrant-run organisation?
If yes, please explain:

3. Type of organisation:*
Other, please specify

4. Your organisation is (please select only one of the following options) *
If so, please specify how many member organisations you represent, and from how many EU Member states:

5. What is the main focus of the organisation you are representing (max 2 answers)?*
Other, please specify

6. Please describe the main activities of your organisation and its mandate/mission. Additionally, you may provide links to/examples of reports of activity or other evidence (e.g. webpage, annual reporting, Facebook postings, awards received, etc.) [max. 1500 characters]*

7. The 6th EMF meeting will focus on exploring the links between integration and a more inclusive European society, in addition to sponsorchip schemes for refugees and effective communication with citizens. Please provide evidence of your organisation's expertise and experience on at least two of the topics below. Please be specific and mention the relevant research/publication/conferences/projects/practical activities that your organisation has been involved in within the last 24 months. [max. 500 characters per topic]

7.1 Making a social Europe for all: how to mainstream integration of migrants in social cohesion policies
7.2 Each trajectory is unique: beyond mainstreaming, why tailor-made integration support is needed and how can it be delivered?
7.3 Integration as a two-way process: fostering encounters and interaction between migrants and local communities in particular through culture, art, sport, volunteering etc.
7.4 How to maximise integration for people in need for protection: lessons learned from private/community sponsorship schemes?
7.5 How to change the narrative/ communicate effectively with EU citizens on migration and integration policies?

8. Why are you interested in and what do you hope to get out of the European Migration Forum? [max. 400 characters]*
9. The Forum will be an interactive event, requiring everyone's active participation. In what way do you expect to contribute? (max. 400 characters)*
10. If selected to participate, your organisation will be invited to appoint one representative to attend the Forum. Please indicate ALL languages this person is able to work in (listening and speaking). 
Other language(s), please specify which:

11. The organisers are interested to involve some organisations in the preparation of the event: in the preparation of a workshop, in leading discussions or in reporting results back to the plenary. Would you be available and interested in contributing to such preparations?
12. During the Forum, it will be possible to display materials on your projects and initiatives, to exchange experience and to network. Do you intend to bring some materials (brochures, leaflets, a PowerPoint presentation, video, etc)?

By submitting this application, I confirm that the information provided is accurate and truthful to the best of my knowledge.*

When you have finished registering you will receive an e-mail as confirmation of submission. The results of the selection of participants will be communicated by mid-April 2020.

For questions you may send an e-mail to

Privacy statement: 6th European Migration Forum

1. Who is responsible for the processing of personal data (data controller)?

The European Economic and Social Committee is responsible (as controller) for the processing of personal data. The responsible service is the Section for Employment, Social Affairs and Citizenship (SOC), which can be contacted at

2. What is the purpose of the processing?

Collected data are used to select organisations to be invited to participate in the 6th European Migration Forum.

3. What is the legal basis for the processing?

Regulation (EU) No 2018/1725 applies to the processing of personal data collected for the selection of organisations to be invited to participate in the 6th European Migration Forum. The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is Article 5(a) of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725, as the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in a Union institution or body. The EESC exercises its tasks as set out in Articles 300-304 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union. Further details concerning the purpose of this event are set out in the invitation.

4. What personal data are processed?

The following data are collected: name and function of the contact person, contact email and phone number, and expectations of the potential participant.

5. Who are the recipients or categories of recipients of your personal data?

The recipients of your data will be the EESC staff in charge of the organisation, management and follow-up of this event. The collected personal data is stored on the EESC's servers. The access to all personal data as well as all information collected in the context of this meeting is only granted through UserID/Password to a defined population of users. Your personal data will not be transferred to a third country (non-EU member state) or international organisation.

6. How can you exercise your rights?

You have the right to request access to your personal data. You also have the right to request rectification or erasure or restriction of the processing of your personal data.

Where applicable, you have the right to object to the processing of your data. Where applicable, you have the right to receive your personal data provided to the controller or to have your personal data transmitted directly to another controller (data portability). You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

You can direct your queries to The query will be dealt with within 15 working days.

You have the right to lodge a complaint to the European Data Protection Supervisor ( if you consider that your rights under Regulation EU 2018/1725 have been infringed as a result of the processing of your personal data by the EESC.

7. How long are my data kept for?

The data provided in response to the open questions (expectations of the potential participant) will be stored for one year. Other data are kept as long as follow-up actions to the meeting are necessary with regard to the purpose(s) of the processing of personal data as well as for the meeting and its related management. For more information please consult section 8 of Dynamics privacy statement.

8. Will your personal data be further processed for a purpose other than that for which the data were obtained?

The EESC may use your personal data for future communication about the European Migration Forum or other EESC activities in the areas of migration, asylum and migrant integration.

10. Who can you contact if you have queries or complaints?

If you have any further questions about the processing of your personal data, please contact the unit in charge of the processing of your personal data, ( You may also contact the EESC Data Protection Officer ( and/or the European Data Protection Supervisor ( at any time.