ADVOCACY

Joint Action for the creation of an initiative of organisations in relation to pushbacks

Over the last years, the undersigned organisations have been receiving allegations of pushbacks at the country’s land and sea borders. This practice seems to have now acquired systematic characteristics and constitutes an official state policy aiming at the prevention of refugee and migrant flows. Although not a new phenomenon, this policy of land and sea […]

Civil society demands that Greece’s Recovery Plan prioritises making society greener and fairer

70 civil society organisations co-signed an open letter to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Theodoros Skylakakis, initiated by Common Ground and Greenpeace, outlining their priorities for a green and just recovery and seeking more public involvement in developing policies. Greece, like all other member states, has until the end of April to submit a plan […]

OPEN LETTER: “ALL CHILDREN HAVE THE RIGHT TO GO TO SCHOOL. DO NOT TAKE THAT AWAY FROM THEM”

TO: The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis The Minister of Education and Religious Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Niki Kerameus The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen The European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel The European […]

Greece country Report: Impact of the Covid-19 crisis on labour market integration

In the context of the implementation of the program SIRIUS-Skills and Integration of Migrants, Refugees, and Asylum Applicants in European Labour Markets, in which SolidarityNow participates -as a representative in Greece-, Dominika Spyratou, the organization’s Advocacy Officer, wrote about the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on MRAs’ (Migrants, Refugees, Asylum Seekers) labour market integration. The […]