NGO statement on the closure of PIKPA solidarity camp

We, the undersigned organizations active in human rights and humanitarian aid, urge the Regional Governor of the North Aegean Region to re-examine her decision to suspend the operations of Lesvos Solidarity in the area of PIPKA on the island of Lesvos. PIKPA, an open, self-organised solidarity space, has provided essential services and assistance to refugees […]

SolidarityNow calls for immediate actions to improve the living conditions of refugees at Thiva’s Open Accommodation Site

The recent death of the three-year-old boy, at Thiva’s Open Accommodation Site, is a fact that must signal the danger to all of us and activate the authorities to prevent such tragic events in the future, SolidarityNow states. Moreover, it underlines the need for immediate action to improve people’s living conditions in the site. SolidarityNow […]

#WelcomingEurope: Open Letter – Stand up with Hungary for a #WelcomingEurope!

Yesterday, Hungary’s Parliament passed a series of laws that criminalise individuals and NGOs that offer help to migrants in need. With this open letter, civil society organisations call European citizens to sign and mobilise behind the #WelcomingEurope European Citizens’ Initiative. Hungarian civil society needs your support now and the EU must end the criminalisation of […]

#ArtIsMyLife: How Art builds bridges and promotes harmonious integration

SolidarityNow presents its new video about “Perle Music”, a band formed by refugees On the occasion of the World Refugee Day on June 20th and the European Music Day on June 21st, SolidarityNow introduces 9 Congolese and Guinean artists through the #ArtIsMyLife project. For them, their art is their life. Moria, Richard, Theresa, Giselle, Sara, […]

World Refugee Day: Empowerment and solidarity through arts and culture

World Refugee Day: Empowerment and solidarity through arts and culture On the occasion of World Refugee Day, we have the pleasure to invite you to a cultural and participatory celebration together with refugees. The event will take place on Wednesday, 20 June, at 7.30 pm, in Technopolis City of Athens (venue: Purifier, D10). Artistic workshops, […]

Business for YOUth: Youth Entrepreneurship Program that supports young people who have an entrepreneurial dream

The program is implemented by SolidarityNow, powered by the Citi Foundation, supported by the IRC and, in collaboration with Knowl SolidarityNow, implements Business For YOUth –a 40-hour free Υouth Εntrepreneurship training program- in collaboration with the Social Enterprise Knowl, in partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and funded by the Citi Foundation under its […]

Specialized Educational Programs at the Intercultural Center “Diadromes”

SolidarityNow’s two new innovative training programs meeting today’s needs for specialization are Open to All   SolidarityNow makes the next step; the one towards refugees’ and migrants’ social inclusion into Greek society and the other by creating opportunities and conditions for strengthening the skills required of all vulnerable population groups -Greeks and all nationalities- by […]

Let us help them!

Greece joins a pan-European coalition that aims to reflourish solidarity and respect towards refugees Athens, 23rd May 2018 – For the first time, a coalition of 130 civil society organisations have launched a European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI) for a shift in migration policy. The aim of the We are a Welcoming Europe campaign is to […]