Launch event of the 2016 European Social Innovation Competition!

The 2016 European Social Innovation Competition will launch in Amsterdam on 25 February. This year, the competition will be looking for socially innovative responses to the refugee crisis and solutions that harness the opportunities that migrants coming to Europe can bring.

The day will include:

  • a welcoming note by Kajsa Ollongren, Vice Mayor of Amsterdam
  • an address from SÅ‚awomir Tokarski, Director at the European Commission
  • discussions around pan-European social innovation
  • insights into the social innovation landscape in Amsterdam and the Netherlands
  • a panel debate and workshops exploring issues and solutions surrounding refugee and migrant integration

Join in to be part of the competition from the start, get to know some of Europe's brightest social innovators and hear from experts on a highly relevant and important topic.


The event is free to attend but places are limited and will be on a first-come-first-served basis - please register here.

original aricle https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/socialinnovationeurope/en/directory/netherlands/event/launch-event-2016-european-social-innovation-competition