The project is being implemented under the Active citizens’ fund in Greece by the Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) and its partners Diotima Center, the International Rescue Committee Hellas (IRC), and Popaganda between July 2021 and June 2022. Visit the project page here
To advocate for the integration of refugees and international protection seekers in Greek society, through a web of multidimensional activities of information, awareness, and education.
Through this project, the partner organizations will report on the current situation regarding access to housing, health, and employment and any violations of these three fundamental rights for human life with dignity. At the same time, policy proposals will be proposed to decision-makers in Greece and to EU institutions.
- Reports on the access of Refugees and international protection asylum seekers in health, accommodation facilities, and employment.
- Digital raising awareness campaign.
- Articles in Popaganda and also in other media nationwide and locally.
- Specialized informational and educational actions oriented toward refugees and asylum seekers.
- Educational actions on human rights issues for journalism students and social workers.
- Homeless and hopeless | An assessment of the housing situation of asylum applicants and beneficiaries of international protection in Greece.
- Seeking a new life, seeking employment | An assessment of the employment situation of asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection in Greece.
- Right to health, right to life | An assessment of access to health care services of applicants and beneficiaries of international protection on Greece.
- Campaign on the fundamental rights of refugees
**Τhe “Do the human right thing – Raising our Voice for Refugee Rights” project is implemented under the Active citizens fund program, with Project Promoter the Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) and Partner Organizations the Center Diotima, the International Rescue Committee Hellas (IRC) and Popaganda.
The Active citizens fund in Greece is supported through a € 12m grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as part of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021. The program aims to develop the sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector in Greece, and to strengthen its role in promoting and safeguarding democratic procedures, active
citizenship and human rights. The Fund Operator for the Active citizens fund in Greece is Bodossaki Foundation in consortium with SolidarityNow.
More information: www.activecitizensfund.gr/en/