The voice of people

with MS in Europe

About EMSP


Founded in 1989, EMSP is the umbrella organisation for 39 MS societies from 34 European countries. EMSP represents their interests at the European level and works to achieve its goals of high quality equitable treatment and support for persons with multiple sclerosis throughout Europe.


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EMSP's mission

  • Exchanging and disseminating information relating to MS considering all issues relevant for people affected by MS.
  • Encouraging research of all kinds that is appropriate to MS through recognised medical and other organisations.
  • Promoting the development of joint action programmes with the participation of national MS societies in Europe, aiming at improving the quality of their activities and services.
  • Acting as a focal point for liaison with the institutions of the European Union (EU), the Council of Europe and other European organisations, in order to propose new measures to advance the rights of persons with disabilities and to ensure their full and effective participation in society.