PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Video with self-test’ instructions, for the children of the open accommodation structures for refugees and migrants

Back to school with safety! Video with self-test’ instructions, for the children of the open accommodation structures for refugees and migrants. The SolidarityNow team, following the instructions of EODY (National Public Health Organization) and of the Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs, with the support of IOM Greece (International Organization for Migration), created simple […]

Collaboration of KETHEA Epirus with SolidarityNow for the implementation of actions for the prevention and management of situations related to substance use and addictive behaviors in accommodation structures for unaccompanied minors.

The action concerned two types of interventions, as it was addressed to both the staff and the beneficiaries of the SolidarityNow’s accommodation structures. Firstly, meetings were held with the staff of the accommodation places of Perama and Konitsa, where there was information-awareness on addiction issues and ways to cope with situations of substance abuse or […]

“Child and Family Support Hubs”: Support to more than 12,000 refugees and asylum seekers during 2020

2020, was the fourth consecutive year of operation for the “Child and Family Support Hubs”* (CFSH) program by SolidarityNow. Despite the challenges 2020 presented for all of us, the CFSH program continued to provide services in 14 refugee camps in mainland Greece, reaching more than 12,000 refugees and asylum seekers. The program caters to children, women and […]

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 […]

“12 Tips on How to Protect your Child”, Animation Video by SolidarityNow

Animation Video: “12 Tips on How to Protect your Child” Campaigning for the safety of children in open accommodation sites SolidarityNow supports parents in their protective role, spreading awareness and empowering them to assume their inherent responsibilities. Through the “Child and Family Support Hubs”* program that SolidarityNow operates in partnership with UNICEF Greece and IOM […]

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 […]

IOM and SolidarityNow express their deep grief

24/2/2021 Announcement IOM and SolidarityNow express their deep grief and sincere condolences to the family of Zhwan, a four-year old boy from Iraq, who lost his life after a fire in the open accommodation site in Thiva. IOM and SolidarityNow – in partnership with UNICEF – protection teams, consisting of psychologists, social workers, legal assistants […]