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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...

The smuggling route.
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The smuggling route.

The smuggling route, an animation created and produced by Sayed Ahmadzia Ebrahimi. Watch the 2:23 video demonstrating the dangerous paths of the refugees’ journey. “This video was made with the purpose of informing you about the possible dangers of illegal routes via smugglers. So that those who intend to travel can make a conscious decision”....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...