PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Active citizens fund: Announcement of the grants to support the strategic development of Civil Society Organisations

Active citizens fund: Announcement of the allocation of €661,387 in grants to support the strategic development of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) Bodossaki Foundation and SolidarityNow, in their capacity as Fund Operator of the Active citizens fund programme for Greece, announce the organisations selected to receive grants in the framework of the 7th Open Call for […]

Completion of the “Step-by-Step” program by SolidarityNow for the unaccompanied children

“Every child received individualized care, because every child is unique” From September 2020 until March 2022, SolidarityNow provided care and support to 86 unaccompanied children, under the “Step-by-Step: Supported Independent Living Apartments for Unaccompanied Children aged 16 or more” program in Athens and Thessaloniki. The program (MIS:5063334) was funded within the framework of the National […]

#InternationalRomaDay | Roma is the plural form of Rom. Rom is a synonym of (hu)man.

by Giorgos Tsitiridis, Project Coordinator of Roma projects, Northern Greece, SolidarityNow Roma is the plural form of Rom. Rom is a synonym of (hu)man. April 8, the International Roma Day, is a day of celebration for the world’s gypsies in commemoration of their First World Congress, held in London on April 8, 1971, which set […]

SolidarityNow stands by the Ukrainian Refugees

As of February 24, 2022, Europe and the world are facing one of the greatest refugee crises of the century. According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, more than 3 million people have fled Ukraine to neighbouring countries in less than a month. Most of them are women and children. At SolidarityNow, we express […]

A New Era for SolidarityNow with new leadership

The current geopolitical challenges and the expected increase in migration flows, create new conditions and priorities for humanitarian organisations and have called for the management restructuring of SolidarityNow. The position of General Manager, previously held by Prof. Antigone Lyberaki, is assumed by Mrs Marilyn Polena (economist), following many years at the organisation as Programme Director. […]

JOINT STATEMENT: Implementation of the safe third country concept in Greece

27 Civil Society Organizations, SolidarityNow among them, have sent a letter to EU Commissioner, Ylva Johnasson, asking for a lawful implementation of the notion of “safe third country.” Through the joint letter the 27 NGOs wish to convey to the EU Commissioner our concerns regarding the systematic non-compliance by Greece with the Asylum Procedures Directive […]

SolidarityNow Survey: “The vaccination status of refugees and migrants against Covid-19”

Access to vaccines for Third Country Nationals SolidarityNow conducted a survey to collect information regarding the access to COVID-19 vaccines for beneficiaries of the organization’s programs who are Third Country Nationals (TCNs) residing in Greece. The survey took place during December 2021 and the relevant report including its results was elaborated in January 2022. SolidarityNow […]