Accreditations and certifications

Our task has been internationally recognized

Gold Medal in Social Work 2018.

Awarded by the Official College of Social Work of Catalonia

Enric Martínez i Julià Award 2019.

Awarded by the Sant Pere Apòstol Centre of Barcelona

Atocha Lawyers Award 2022.

Awarded by the CCOO union of Castilla-La Mancha and the Foundation Institute of Social Studies


Open Arms is a member of the International Maritime Rescue Federation, being nowadays the only "full members" from the Spanish State.

Open Arms is a "supporting entity" of Human Rights at Sea, which is an independent international platform for the preservation of human rights at sea.

Open Arms is an entity associated to the Department of Public Information of the United Nations.

Given by the Femarec Foundation.
Teaming Prize
Given by the Teaming Foundation.
Marta Mata de Pedagogía Prize
Given by the Associació de Mestres Rosa Sensat.
Enric Martínez i Julià Prize
Given by the Centre Sant Pere Apostòl of Barcelona.
Medal of Honor to Oscar Camps, in the gold category
Given by the Parliament of Catalonia.
"Talento de Honor de Solidaridad" Prize
Awarded by the Welcome Talent Society.
"XL Premio por la Paz"
Awarded by United Nations Association of Spain (ANUE).
European Award of the year 2018 to Oscar Camps
Given by the magazine Reader’s Digest.
"Valores" Award
Given by "La Razón".
National Human Rights Award
Given by the Spanish Human Rights Association.
Portaveu Award to Oscar Camps
Given by the Journalists Association of Catalonia (Col·legi de Periodistes de Catalunya).
Baeza Diversa Award
Given by Baeza's City Council.
Sájarov Award Finalists
Given by the European Parliament.
Civic Merit Medal
Given by Barcelona's City Council.
Spanish Federation The Human Right 5th award
Given by the Spanish Federation of Le Droit Humain.
Gold Medal
Given by the Official College of Social Work of Catalonia (Col·legi Oficial de Treball Social de Catalunya).
"Optimistas comprometidos" Award (Category: Sustainable Thinking)
Given by the magazine "Anoche tuve un sueño".
Creu de Sant Jordi Prize
Given by the Government of Catalonia.
Benet Vigo Award
Given by the Roca Galès Foundation.
"Estrella de Europa" Award
Given by Zaragoza's City Council.
"Trabajo y Sociedad" Award
Given by the Anastasio de Gracia Foundation (AGFITEL).
Climent Guitart Solidarity Award
Awarded by the Guitart Hotels company.
Plácido Fernández Viagas Prize
Awarded by the Law and Democracy Association.
UNICEF Spanish Committee Transforma Award
Awarded by the Spanish Committee of UNICEF.
ALBA/Puffin Award for Human Rights Activism
Awarded by the Puffin Foundation and the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA).
Il·lustre Col·legi de l'Advocacia de Barcelona Medal
Given by the Illustrious Bar Association of Barcelona (Il·lustre Col·legi de l'Advocacia de Barcelona (ICAB)).
Olof Palme Medal
Awarded by the International Olof Palme Foundation.
"Memorial per la Pau Josep Vidal Llecha" Award
Given by the Josep Vidal Llecha Association.
"Valores" Solidarity Award
Awarded by the Consell de l'Advocacia Catalana (CICAC).
European Citizen’s Prize
Given by members of the European Parliament.
HERO Awards
Given by the International Maritime Rescue Federation.
Pie Derecho Award - 9th Edition
Given by "Cadena 100" to the most outstanding citizen solidarity initiatives.
Honours to the humanitarian work done in the Lesvos island
Given by Lloret de Mar’s City Council.
Pere Casaldàliga a la Solidaritat Award
Given by the International Festival of Solidary Cinema (Festival Internacional de Cinema Solidari) (Navarcles).
Canary Islands Gold Medal
Given by the Governing Council of the Canary Islands (Consejo de Gobierno de Canarias).
Given by the Spanish Association of Insurance Brokers.
Jesús Vicente Chamorro Prize for the Defence of Human Rights
Awarded by the Progressive Union of Prosecutors.
PROCURA Solidarity Prize
Given by the Spanish College of Lawyers.
Impacte Award
Given by the College of Advertising and Public Relations of Catalonia (Col.legi de Publicitaris i Relacions Publiques de Catalunya)
"Haz tu acción" Prize
Given by the AISGE Foundation.
International Prize for the Rights of Minors
Given by the online magazine.
Sol D'Or Award
Given by the International Environmental Movie Festival.
Roig Toqués Award
Given by the Vilanova i la Geltrú’s City Council.
IWater Award
Given by the 1st edition of the IWater show.
Catalan Prize
Awarded by "El Periódico" readers.
Trencant Invisibilitats Award - 13th Edition
Given by Badalona’s City Council.


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