#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 […]

“Pathway to All Children in Education (ACE)” by SolidarityNow

The organization’s new “Homework and Creative Activities Centers (HCACs)” in full operation throughout Greece SolidarityNow celebrates today’s International Day of Education with its new program entitled “Pathway to All Children in Education (ACE)“. The program implemented with the support and funding from UNICEF Greece, started in October 2021 and today has its “Homework and Creative […]