The 2016 prize will reward initiatives carried out by CSOs and/or individuals and aimed at improving migrants’ lives and fostering their integration in society. The aim of the Civil Society Prize, which is awarded annually, is to reward and encourage tangible initiatives and achievements that have made a significant contribution to promoting European identity and integration. Its overall objective is to raise awareness of the contribution that CSOs and/or individuals can make to the creation of a European identity and citizenship in a way that underpins the common values that shore up European integration. The prize, which has a total value of EUR 50.000 will be awarded on 15th December 2016, is open to CSOs officially registered within the European Union and acting at European, national, regional or local level. It is furthermore open to individuals. More information is available here.