On August 11, 2016, the 12th annual Workshop on Multiword Expressions (MEW2016) will be held in Berlin, Germany. The event is being endorsed by the Special Interest Group on the Lexicon of the Association for Computation Linguistics. For this workshop, the term Multiword Expression refers to a wide range of linguistic constructions (e.g. idioms, fixed phrases, noun compounds, verbal compounds). The deadline for papers is the 8th of May 2016.