“We finally felt safe in Greece” #OpenTheIslands

"We finally felt safe in Greece" An Afghan refugee, J., 54, and his wife, F, 45, tell us about their journey to Greece, the difficulties and the life they lived in, until the much-needed asylum. "We decided to leave Afghanistan because life was difficult there.  I...

Greece: 13,000 Still Trapped on Islands As EU-Turkey Anniversary Nears, Move Asylum Seekers to Mainland Safety

Thousands of asylum seekers are trapped on the Aegean islands in deplorable conditions and without access to adequate protection and basic services, nine human rights and humanitarian organizations said today as part of the #OpenTheIslands campaign. The Greek...

End humiliating situation of migrants on Greek islands now!

Statement on the occasion of the 2nd anniversary of the EU-Turkey deal As a result of the EU-Turkey deal that was struck two years ago, over 13,000 women, children, and men are confined to reside in humiliating conditions in overcrowded reception facilities or in...

Greece: Government Defies Court on Asylum Seekers Reinstates Containment Policy That Keeps People Trapped on Islands

The Greek government’s move on April 20, 2018, overturning a binding court ruling ordering it to end its abusive policy of trapping asylum seekers on Greece’s islands raises rule of law concerns, 21 human rights and humanitarian organizations said today. Rather than...

Open Letter – Stand up with Hungary for a #WelcomingEurope!

    On the 20th of June, Hungary’s Parliament passed a series of laws that criminalise individuals and NGOs that offer help to migrants in need. With this open letter, civil society organisations call European citizens to sign and mobilise behind the #WelcomingEurope...
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We Are Welcoming EuropeLet us help them!

Greece joins a pan-European coalition that aims to reflourish solidarity and respect towards refugees Athens, 23rd May 2018 – For the first time, a coalition of 130 civil society organisations have launched a European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) for a shift in...

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Certificate award ceremony for the Greek, English and computer courses at the Caritas Hellas’ Social Spot of Neos Kosmos
Certificate award ceremony for the Greek, English and computer courses at the Caritas Hellas’ Social Spot of Neos Kosmos

Certificate award ceremony for the Greek, English and computer courses at the Caritas Hellas’ Social Spot of Neos Kosmos

On Thursday, 28th June 2018 Caritas Hellas award certificates to the beneficiaries that attended the Greek, English and Ccomputer Courses which take place at the Social Spot of Neos Kosmos during the current academic year (September 2017- June 2018). The educators...

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