“Five myths about refugees”

The young men leaving Syria escape conscription. If humanitarian assistance to countries neighboring Syria and Iraq increased, flows of refugees will stop … “Five myths about refugees” is the title of an article from the “EFSYN” newspaper by Fotini Rantsiou, coordinator of the actions of #SolidarityNow Lesvos. The article is available only in Greek if you […]

Rebuilding the Asylum System, by George Soros

NEW YORK – The European Union needs to accept responsibility for the lack of a common asylum policy, which has transformed this year’s growing influx of refugees from a manageable problem into yet another political crisis. Each member state has selfishly focused on its own interests, often acting against the interests of others. This precipitated […]

EU migration talks: What EU governments can do to help solve the crisis (Anna Triandafyllidou)

EU ministers are meeting on 14 September to discuss measures aimed at tackling Europe’s migration crisis. To coincide with the talks, Anna Triandafyllidou writes on the key measures that are required to help manage the crisis. She argues that EU governments need to broaden their focus beyond the Mediterranean, recognise the mixed motivations that underpin migration, acknowledge the […]

Open Call Results Announcement (GR02_2015)

Following the evaluation of project proposals submitted under the GR02_2015 (Thessaloniki), SolidarityNow has reached a decision on the approved projects that will be supported. You can find the full ranking and the scores of the approved project in the file if you press here. SolidarityNow wishes to thank all applicants for their submissions and ideas.