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We do not forget the people in need. Support our campaign!
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We do not forget the people in need. Support our campaign!

The Greek Forum of Refugees has shared a call to action in order to support the most vulnerable people of our society amidst the lockdown caused by the COVID – 19 outbreak.  We have entered the Give & Fund platform so we could raise some funding for the people in need. If you want to support our...

Sharing Heritage, Enhancing Cohesion
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Sharing Heritage, Enhancing Cohesion

Greek Forum of Refugees in participation with 8 partners will be working on a three – year Horizon 2020 project “Enhancing Social Cohesion through Sharing the Cultural Heritage of Forced Migrations” which will be referred to as SO – CLOSE. The mission of this project is to contribute to social cohesion and to fight refugee...

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...

Move asylum seekers and migrants to safety
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Move asylum seekers and migrants to safety

Photo: “Moria Camp” Guy Smallman/Getty Images   Immediate Hotspot Decongestion Needed to Address COVID-19 Athens, March 24, 2020 Greece’s government should immediately reduce congestion in the islands’ Reception and Identification Centers (RICs) for asylum seekers and migrants to avert a public health crisis amid the coronavirus pandemic, 21 human rights and humanitarian organizations announced yesterday....

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...