In 2011 the ERSO West programme started - it is the third joint initiative undertaken by the ERSO network, with 7 European and 6 African organizations. ERSO West aims to promote development through sustainable retun of (rejected) asylum seekers and undocumented migrants from Europe, and also works towards the establishment of civil societies in Sierra Leone, Morocco, Senegal, Cameroon, and Togo. It strives to enhance the social and professional reintegration of West African migrants upon their return to their home countries. The programme aims to strengthen cooperation betweeen CSOs (Civil Society Organizations) in West African countries of origin and their European counterparts.