Two years after the EU-Turkey Deal: a humanitarian tragedy for refugees and asylum seekers

Athens, 16 March 2018. Two years following the implementation of the EU-Turkey Deal, many refugees and asylum seekers continue to be trapped in the Greek islands, deprived of their basic human rights and access to international protection. On this second anniversary, and whilst legal appeals against the geographical limitation of asylum-seekers to the islands are […]

Access to Justice is an Absolute Human Right for All

3,801 people received legal assistance through the SolidarityNow Solidarity Centers Access to justice, the equality of all before the law, the exercise of the right to court representation and the right to trial are four of the basic human rights* which SolidarityNow defends as self-evident for every person -regardless of nationality, gender, religion, political beliefs. […]


Are you between 18 to 30 years old? Do you want to make your business dream come true? Are you interested in becoming a freelancer in Greece? You have the will, you have the idea, but you feel that you do not have the proper tools to start? Not anymore! SolidarityNow, with the support of the […]

Comprehensive service provision through Blue Dot approach in regions of mainland Greece

“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us” *  The Blue Dots is the image of our world, as envisioned by SolidarityNow “For us, every child is unique and special. Each one has its own story, personality and future. If we manage to support them, we are proud of our work. We […]

Greece: Urgent Need to Move Asylum Seekers from Islands

As Winter Begins, Accelerate Transfers, End Containment Policy Athens, December 21, 2017. More than 13,500 asylum seekers remain trapped on the Greek islands in most deplorable conditions as winter begins today, December 21st, SolidarityNow states. Greece, with support from its EU partners, should urgently transfer thousands of asylum seekers to the Greek mainland and provide […]

1 out of 3 Greeks and 1 out of 6 Refugees and Migrants found Work with the support of SolidarityNow

3,000 people were supported and inter-connected with the labor market through the organization’s Solidarity Centers “I know how to make 120 different desserts“, says Longman Gashimi. Longman, a Kurdish from Iran, currently makes his sweets in a pastry shop in Nea Raidestos where he works; this job was acquired through the SolidarityNow employability service at […]

Concerns for hundreds of unaccompanied children sleeping rough in Greece this winter

NGOs launch roadmap for handover of refugee response to Greek Government More than 2,000 unaccompanied children are on the waiting list for safe shelters in Greece, according to a new report by 15 organisations. The chronic shortage of accommodation for children is just one of the gaps in services that is worsening as the Greek Government […]