The Dutch Council for Refugees (VluchtelingenWerk Nederland) is an independent, non-governmental organisation, founded in 1979. The Dutch Council for Refugees assists refugees during their asylum procedure and their integration in the Dutch society and stand for a good asylum and integration policy.
The organisation provides members of Parliament with information concerning refugee issues and policy, and has an active lobby for refugee rights. The work also includes giving information and advice to asylum lawyers and develop various projects to promote the integration of refugees in the Netherlands. In addition, the Dutch Council for Refugees is committed to increase public support for refugees. And much more.