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 […]


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 […]

Learn a foreign language for free!

The Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support (OLS) in collaboration with the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki gives the opportunity to refugees to learn a new language and to enhance their language skills! The Erasmus+ Online Linguistic Support (OLS) currently offers online courses in the 18 most widely spoken European languages to higher education students, vocational education and […]


Harrison Kramer knows about magic tricks. He has a magic wand and make things disappear. He puts a love spell on people and make them happy. You see – he is a magician! He is the owner of “After School Magic”, a performing arts company located in Manhattan, NY. “After School Magic” provides a wide […]

“Education Unites: From Camp to Campus”-An initiative taken by the US Embassy in Athens

U.S. Mission to Greece launches “Education Unites: From Camp to Campus” Academic Scholarship program for young refugees in Greece  The U.S. Embassy in Athens, in collaboration with The American College of Thessaloniki – Anatolia College, Deree – The American College of Greece, and Perrotis College – American Farm School, announces the program “Education Unites: From […]

“The Small Room with 101 Windows”

“Small Room”, is an artistic project inspired and based on the refugees’ journey from their warring countries to Europe. The first opening days of the exhibition were from May 28th to May 30th in Thessaloniki, where the initiator-activist Vassilis Tsartsanis, along with the Asklepeion Team, presented their work to the public. The exhibition was held […]

Safe Refugee and Proud!

On Saturday, June 10th and during the three-day period, June 14th to 17th, SolidarityNow participated in Athens and Thessaloniki Pride, respectively, on the side of the LGBTI population. The aim of the organization’s presence at the Festival was to stand by the LGBTI community and to present its own work on the protection and rights’ […]

“You have to taste a culture to understand it” *

*Deborah Cater, British travel and food blogger On the evening of June 19th, the Seychelles restaurant in Kerameikos had altered its catalogue adding Barshank’s dishes – humus, spicy lamb, tabbouleh, grilled chicken with spices and groats and mutabal. The same happened when Abdul cooked at the 7 Food Sins restaurant in Plaka, where the cook […]