This working paper is examining the role that Refugee-Led Organisations (RLOs) can play in contributing to finding policy and practical solutions to refugee issues. Based on a literature review and interview with different stakeholders, including policy-makers and RLO representatives from different EU Member States, it analyses why RLOs are not practically involved in the development, evaluation and discussion of asylum and integration policies/practices at the EU level and how the major challenges they face can be addressed.

ECRE Working Papers present research and analysis on asylum and migration. Their purpose is to stimulate debate by showcasing emerging ideas. Working Papers are commissioned by ECRE; the views they contain are those of their authors and do not necessarily represent ECRE’s positions.

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