PRESS RELEASES & ARTICLES

Visit of members of the Social Democratic Party of Germany to the Athens Solidarity Center

The Athens Solidarity Center of SolidarityNow is now attracting international attention, after the recent visit of UN SG. We were happy to welcome Members of Parliament of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), of Bavaria. The Members of Parliament, members of the Committee on Employment, Social Issues and Integration, visited the country in order […]

“Instead of building walls we need to build bridges”

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited the SolidarityNow Solidarity Center for the most vulnerable populations The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, on the first day of his arrival in Greece, visited the Athens Solidarity Center, to be on the side of the refugees and to see firsthand the taken by the humanitarian crisis in […]

Access to the labor market must be facilitated

Statement on the pre-registration process for refugees SolidarityNow supports governmental efforts to confront the existing refugee crisis while respecting ‪‎humanrights. “We welcome the procedure of pre-registration which began a few days ago and which will grant access to ‪‎asylum procedures to all those that wish to partake in the process. The participants in the pre-registration […]

Clearing Idomeni camp doesn’t end refugees’ waiting limbo

EU member states must urgently meet their own commitments  and facilitate relocation of refugees Joint statement by CARE International and SolidarityNow Geneva/Athens, May 25th, 2016. CARE International and its partner organization SolidarityNow ask EU member states to urgently act on their own commitments to relocate refugees from Greece to other countries in the European Union. “The EU […]

SolidarityNow participates in the 1st World Humanitarian Summit

SolidarityNow participates in the first World Humanitarian Summit Our vision is to “leave no one behind!” – one of the 5 core responsibilities set by the UN General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon. SolidarityNow participates in the 1st World Humanitarian Summit by the UN, taking place in Istanbul from the 22nd to the 24th of May 2016. […]

Press Conference for the exhibition “The Journey. People on the Move”

SolidarityNow and the administration of the Benaki Museum held a Press Conference on Monday, 16/05, to announce the photo exhibition “The Journey. People on the Move” running at the Museum (Pireos Street Building) from 19-29 May. The speakers at the press conference were: – Irini Geroulanou, Administrative Board of the Benaki Museum – Stelios Zavvos, Chairman […]

Photo Exhibition: SolidarityNow – Benaki Museum

The Journey People On The MoveBenaki Museum – 138 Pireos Street Opening: May 16th, at 20:00 Duration: 19/05/2016 – 29/05/2016 On Monday, May 16th at 20:00, the Benaki Museum (Building on 138 Pireos Street) will open its doors to the public for the opening of the photo exhibition entitled “The Journey. People on the move”, which […]

SolidarityNow and CARE cooperate to provide urgent nutritional support to vulnerable populations

SolidarityNow and CARE cooperate to provide urgent nutritional support to vulnerable populations They allocated 650 food coupons in Athens and northern Greece to people with immediate food needs The program is implemented by the cooperation of Praksis, Arsis, Network for Children’s Rights, Association Together for the Child and the Asylum Service In order to provide […]