Category: Press Release

Multiannual Financial Framework 2021- 2027: an opportunity to enhance the integration of migrants, refugees and asylum  seekers in Greece
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Multiannual Financial Framework 2021- 2027: an opportunity to enhance the integration of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Greece

Picture by: Alexandros Avramidis On Tuesday, 14th of July, four Civil Society Organisations (Greek Forum of Refugees, Solidarity Now, Generation 2.0 and Terres des hommes Hellas) operating in the field of migration in Greece, published a policy brief with recommendations addressed to national authorities about the best use of EU funds for the integration of...

Leave no one on the street
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Leave no one on the street

A statement regarding the homeless people at a difficult momentum Once again, we find ourselves in the sad position to witness people living on the streets, with no hope and without the necessary means to continue with their lives normally. No jobs, no cash, no safe and permanent shelter. The evacuation of the squat on Themistokleous...

Open Letter | The impact on unaccompanied minors
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Open Letter | The impact on unaccompanied minors

An open letter to the MPs of the Greek Parliament The Greek Forum of Refugees along with 19 civil society organizations sent an open letter regarding the new legislation, before the voting process, during last week. The letter was addressed to MPs of the Greek Parliament. The content of that letter refers to the impact that certain...

To make visible the problems of the invisible people
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To make visible the problems of the invisible people

When we start our efforts to support the most vulnerable, even invisible people to society, affected by the pandemic consequences, we knew that our work would be both difficult and necessary. Our endeavor has been strengthened by all of you that have offered your help generously. You can support our campaign here. What we have...

Moussa Sangaré, Member of the PICUM Board
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Moussa Sangaré, Member of the PICUM Board

The Greek Forum of Refugees’ Vice President   The Greek Forum of Refugees’ Vice President and President of the Ivorian community in Greece, Mr Moussa Sangaré, was elected member at the Board of Directors in the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM). Mr Sangaré was referred to the reasons that urged him to...

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...