News & Updates

The Greek Forum of Refugees condemns the racist attack against the Ivorian Community of Greece and calls for action against the escalation of hate speech

We strongly condemn the recent racist attack and hate speech against members of the Ivorian Community of Greece. This horrific incident, which occurred in the midst of a community’s happy moment during a football match, […]

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Useful Information for Refugees and Migrants in Greece who want to enroll their children in School

Globally, refugees and migrants face significant obstacles in exercising their right to education, a fundamental aspect of their journey towards rebuilding lives of dignity and opportunity. Despite the recognition of this right under international law, […]

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Public Service System: How does it function for refugees and migrants in Greece?

Globally, refugees and migrants encounter plenty of increasing obstacles when trying to access vital services crucial for their survival and dignity, including healthcare, education, housing, food, and legal aid. Various factors contribute to these access […]

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PEARL – Promoting Migrant/Refugee Youth Participation in Decision Making Processes and Democratic Life

We are thrilled to announce the upcoming Final Event of the ERASMUS+ project, “PEARL – Promoting Migrant/Refugee Youth Participation in Decision Making Processes and Democratic Life”, taking place in the city of Paris on December […]

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The meeting of the Greek Forum of Refugees with the Minister of Migration and Asylum, Dimitris Kairidis

On Friday, 23/11/2023, we met with the Minister of Migration and Asylum, Mr. Dimitris Kairidis. We thank him for his availability and time. This meeting served as an initial introduction with the members of the […]

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I-SAVE: Inclusive Self-Advocacy Education and Empowerment for Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers living in temporary accommodations

Erasmus Plus KA2 – Youth Partners (links): You can also view the Project Website HERE Duration 1st Feb 2021- 30th August 2023 About the Project To date, more than 79.5 million people across the world have […]

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Discovering Empowering Opportunities for Inclusion and Making a Difference with Anastasios Maragiannis

Exciting news! The Greek Forum of Refugees is collaborating with Professor Anastasios Maragiannis from the University of Greenwich to continue his awarded research on Diversity + inclusivity by design. This time, they are focusing on […]

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DEPART (Developing Effective Policies for migrants and refugees through SAT-based policy making processes)

The Greek Forum of Refugees (GFR) as a Self-Advocacy grassroots organization founded by refugees, with refugees for refugees. Based on the idea of Self-Advocacy, Greek Forum of Refugees created a Self-Advocacy Team out of the […]

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The Pearl Project: Online Course Preparation promoting Refugee and Migrant Youth Participation in Decision Making Processes and Democratic Life

The Pearl project is dedicated to enhancing political participation among youth with refugee and migrant backgrounds through the development of an Online Course. This innovative initiative focuses on creating a comprehensive platform that addresses the […]

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Joint Statement: Afghan Diaspora Organizations recommendations to the European Union’s (EU) response to the crisis in Afghanistan

The Greek Forum of Refugees joined Afghan Diaspora Organizations across the World on a common statement regarding recommendations addressed to the EU Institutions for a proper response to Afghanistan’s multiple crisis. We, the signatories, emphasize […]

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Informative sessions on the vaccination process against COVID19 at the Greek Forum of Refugees’ premises

On Thursday and Friday, 16 & 17 December, the Greek Forum of Refugees held two informative and raising awareness sessions on the vaccination process against COVID19 with Arab – speaking asylum seekers and refugees. The […]

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Informative session on the vaccination against COVID19 with the Achmadiyya Muslim Community in Greece

On Sunday, 12 December the Greek Forum of Refugees was hosted by the Achmadiyya Muslim community in the context of an informative meeting regarding the vaccination process against COVID19. The session had a hybrid form […]

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Assemblies of Solidarity – A collaboration between the Greek Forum of Refugees and the New Europeans

The Greek Forum of Refugees along with the New Europeans, a non-profit association, organized on the 30th of September 2021 the initiative titled “Assemblies of Solidarity” which is a citizen-led project coordinated by “Citizens Take […]

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