PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Airbnb Partners with SolidarityNow To Launch New Platform Providing Housing for Refugees and Displaced Populations in Greece

New Technology Lets Anyone with a Spare Bedroom Open Their Home, Help Address Global Refugee Crisis   Airbnb, the world’s leading hospitality company, in partnership with SolidarityNow, a pioneering Greek NGO working with migrants and refugees, launched Open Homes in Greece, a new platform that will make it easier for people to open their homes […]

World Refugee Day 2017 Event

Commemorating World Refugee Day, 15 organizations invite the citizens of Athens «TOGETHER» with the refugees to an open discussion about the new reality of refugees after the most difficult journey of their life. The event will take place from 18:30 pm until 21:00 pm on Wednesday, June 21 in the garden café of the Numismatic […]

Visit of representatives of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the SolidarityNow Solidarity Center in Athens

Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway as well as the Ambassador of Norway in Greece visited on Friday, June 9th, the organization’s Solidarity Center in Athens, in the framework of the overall SOAM Program “Supporting Organizations that assist migrant asylum-seeking population in Greece”. The President of SolidarityNow, Mr. Stelios Zavvos, welcomed Ms. […]

The Lack of Access to the Asylum Process is a wound for our Legal Culture

By Eirini Vlachou, lawyer, Head of Legal Service at the Athens Solidarity Center of Solidarity Now   The most important issue one thinks of when dealing theoretically or practically with the so-called refugee crisis in Greece and the EU, is the integration of recognized refugees into the labour market and the Greek and European society […]

PRESS RELEASE #FutureInterpreters: SolidarityNow has launched a new innovative training program for community interpreters

We train tomorrow’s interpreters… today! Is Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Sorani, Kurmanji your mother tongue? Do you also speak Greek or English? Would you like to be trained as a community interpreter or intercultural mediator? #FutureInterpeters, the new program by SolidarityNow, addresses refugees, asylum seekers and migrants living in Greece. The empowerment and acquisition of professional […]

mind the fact: new festival in town

mindthefact, the new Athens cultural festival will take place from 26 to 29 May and its aim is to bring together the people living next to us. On Friday 19 May, at 6.30 pm mindthefact in cooperation with SolidarityNow will meet you at Larissa Station with … balloon faces! The passers-by will paint their own balloon, they will […]

RACIST VIOLENCE RECORDING NETWORK PRESS RELEASE: ATTACKS AGAINST ASYLUM SEEKERS ON LEROS

The Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) condemns the attacks against Palestinian, Syrian and Iraqi asylum seekers, including a trans woman, that took place last week on Leros. According to the RVRN recordings, six (6) distinct attacks were perpetrated between midnight of May 2nd and the evening of May 4th. Three (3) incidents took place within […]

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