PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Greece: Organisations share recommendations for the best use of EU funds for refugees

Athens, 14 July 2020 – Four Civil Society Organisations operating in the field of migration in Greece, published today a policy brief with recommendations addressed to national authorities about the best use of EU funds for the integration of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in the country. Despite availability of funds, efforts to integrate refugees […]

800 people were supported in 2020 by the Accounting Service at the Athens Solidarity Center

The period of the tax statements’ submission has started at the Solidarity Center, for everyone! Preparing and submitting the annual tax declaration is not a simple matter for all people. This happens because they are not aware of the submission process but mainly because they are uninformed that from the fulfilment of this obligation derive […]

Finding work is easier with new technology to help migrants enter the job market

A new serious game application launches in time for World Refugee Day June 20, 2020 To mark World Refugee Day on June 20, 2020, a new application called WORKEEN launches to help migrants, asylum seekers and refugees gain access to the job market. WORKEEN is a serious game application, created by a team of political […]

#OurHeroes is a human storytelling project at the times of COVID-19

SolidarityNow launches new podcast series focused on the “invisible” role of humanitarian workers in the field  An Afghan man who managed to collect his documents and be granted asylum in Greece; a woman, victim of gender-based violence who found the strength to support other women of her community; a long-term unemployed who found a job; […]

SolidarityNow, amid COVID-19, creates new innovative training tools responding to the needs of vulnerable populations

The organization adjusts its programs and continues to support people living in refugee sites.  “Readiness, Creativity, Teamwork”: that is the motto driving the SolidarityNow efforts to continue its activities so as to respond to the intensive needs aroused in the times of COVID-19, for the people living in refugee sites. In addition to its presence […]

UNHCR, SolidarityNow and pod.gr join voices to provide information on Covid-19 to refugees and migrants in Greece, through a podcast series

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, SolidarityNow and pod.gr are joining forces amid the pandemic to overcome language barriers and provide information to refugees and migrants in Greece through podcasts. Podcasts are produced through collaboration between UNHCR, SolidarityNow and pod.gr, the first Greek platform that creates and distributes podcasts.  This cooperation aims to ensure ease of […]

“SolidarityNow Rings a Bell!” is the New Educational Program that Invites Students to a Different Classroom!

In the midst of COVID-19, SolidarityNow launches a series of educational and entertainment podcasts and offers online courses Athens, April 29, 2020 In the time of COVID-19, SolidarityNow is steadily continuing its operations on the side of the most vulnerable groups and creating new, alternative educational tools to provide lessons to both adult refugees and […]