Category: Activities

Protect the most vulnerable to ensure protection for everyone!
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Protect the most vulnerable to ensure protection for everyone!

”Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic” To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas The Prime Minister of Greece, Kyriakos Mitsotakis The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli The President of the European Council, Charles Michel The President of...

EU – Turkey Deal: The anniversary of a failed policy
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EU – Turkey Deal: The anniversary of a failed policy

Photo: Yannis Behrakis / Reuters, August 2015 The Self – Advocacy Team of the Greek Forum of Refugees have on several occasions remarked on the flaws of the EU – Turkey deal and have foreseen most of the outcomes. This agreement is another addition on a list of failed policies that are endangering people and...

The fire in the Moria camp will not spread. Stay calm.
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The fire in the Moria camp will not spread. Stay calm.

A 6 year- old child died in Moria camp yesterday. The fire that broke out will not spread outside the camp. You can remain calm. We can only express our great concern and wondering when the Greek government, while taking drastic measures to avoid overcrowding in public places, has taken no action to avoid the...

We stay home, we work from home
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We stay home, we work from home

Dear friends, The Greek Forum of Refugees will keep its office closed the following period of time, falling into line with the measures of protection and prevention recommended by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization due to the momentum that the spread of the coronavirus has gained. We will, however, continue to...

The Greek Forum of Refugees honored the International Women’s Day
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The Greek Forum of Refugees honored the International Women’s Day

Ms Reine Linda Nyongo opens the International Women’s Day event The Greek Forum of Refugees organized an event for the International Women’s Day; an event dedicated on the inclusion and empowerment of refugee, migrant and local women in the Greek society. On Sunday the 8th of March, the Greek Forum of Refugees celebrated the International...

Meeting with Commissioner Ms Ylva Johansson
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Meeting with Commissioner Ms Ylva Johansson

Today the 12th of March, the Greek Forum of Refugees attended the meeting with the European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs, Mr Ilva Johansson. Our association was represented by the President of the Board of Directors, Mr. Jean  Didier Toto Tom-Ata. The meeting was materialized under the prism of a constructive conversation between the...

“Protect our laws and humanity” – An open letter signed by 120 organizations
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“Protect our laws and humanity” – An open letter signed by 120 organizations

Photo: Daphne Tolis The Greek Forum of Refugees signs an open letter, among with 120 organizations, which expresses our deepest concerns over the latest incidents. Read the open letter below. To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of...

Zahra on the Women’s Day
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Zahra on the Women’s Day

  My thoughts on the International Women’s Day As a child i suffered a lot from a young age and i did not live a childhood like all the other children did. But i learned to be strong and tough and realistic, through the daily life. I learned how important is to smile despite the...