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20 Oct
Public statement | Save dignity, save PIKPA and Kara Tepe

Μore than 160 Greek and international organizations,  academicsand other actors from all over Europe urge the Greek authorities...

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19 Oct
RVRN | Justice shields the rule of law and human rights in Greece

The trial of the Golden Dawn case is going to be completed soon, after a lengthy process of almost six...

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13 Oct
Protect dignity and human rights: call for solidarity gathering in support of PIKPA on Wednesday, 14 October 2020. 

The Greek government is about to close a historic shelter for vulnerable asylum seekers and refugees, with no care ...

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30 Sep
GBV survivors in Lesvos exposed to the violence of the perpetrators

Moria’s Reception and Identification center has been completely destroyed after the fire that took place on the 9th of September…

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10 Sep
Greece: Transfer refugees and asylum seekers to safety on mainland

Following yesterday's fire in Moria, on Lesvos, which destroyed the Reception and Identification Centre, 31 civil society organizations call on...

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8 Sep
The first coronavirus case in Moria stresses the urgent need for a comprehensive integration policy

The first coronavirus case in Moria stresses the urgent need for a comprehensive integration policy and measures to safeguard the health of everyone...

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14 Jul
Joint letter | Endorsment letter Expert Council opinion

The undersigned organisations welcome the ‘Opinion on the Compatibility with European Standards of Recent and Planned Amendments to the Greek...

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2 Jun
8,300 refugees to be evicted from their homes in Greece – Joint Letter to EU and Greek officials

Thousands of refugees in Greece are about to be evicted from their homes. 8,300 people, many of whom are families...

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30 Mar
Protect the most vulnerable to ensure protection for everyone!

Athens, 25 March 2020 – Recalling the letter issued on 6 March 2020, signed by more than 250 organizations throughout Europe...

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17 Mar
Join Open Letter: Children Remain Invisible

The humanitarian, child protection and human rights organizations co-signing this letter have been actively involved in the refugee field for...

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6 Mar
Protect our laws and humanity! Open Letter by 119 organizations

Athens, 6 March 2020 – The undersigned organizations are deeply concerned about recent developments at the Evros border and the Aegean...

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5 Mar
Press Release: Serious concern over attacks against refugees and humanitarian workers

Athens, 5.03.2020 –The Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN) strongly condemns the recent incidents targeting refugees, asylumseekers, and humanitarian workers on...

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21 Jan
Open letter to Mr Notis Mitarakis Minister on Migration and Asylum

With this letter, the below signatory humanitarian, human rights and protection organizations would like to congratulate you on taking up...

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20 Dec
New research report: “Accessibility and Barriers to gender-based violence (GBV) services”

The Centre “Diotima” is launching a new research report:  “Accessibility and Barriers to gender-based violence (GBV) services.”

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3 Dec
PUBLIC STATEMEN: NGOs urge UN High Commissioner for Refugees to act on refugee rights

28 November 2019 –Yesterday, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, visited the Reception and Identification Centre in Moria – Lesvos...

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30 Sep
Greek, EU authorities urged to break ‘vicious cycle’ of overcrowded asylum-seeker hotspots

For the third year in a row, vulnerable asylum seekers – including thousands of children –are trapped on the Greek islands...

5 Apr
Training resource package: Introduction into GBV core concepts, principles and approaches for non specialized professionals

This guidance document constitutes an introduction to the basic concept of GBV, international legal standards and gender equality.

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2 Apr
A home for refugees

The need for housing throughout asylum procedures and beyond

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1 Apr
26 NGOs urging to end the humanitarian crisis

26 NGOs on the European leaders to take immediate and sustained action to end the unfair and unnecessary containment policy which is preventing asylum seekers from leaving the Greek islands.

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8 Jan
Greece, EU: Move Asylum Seekers to Safety

The Greek government and its European Union partners should urgently ensure that all asylum seekers on the Aegean islands are...

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13 Sep
Conditions at Moria refugee camp are “shameful”

Moria, the first reception centre on the Greek island of Lesvos, recently described in a BBC report as "the worst refugee camp in the world," is currently hosting almost three times its capacity.

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16 Mar
New SGBV case management team at Thessaloniki’s urban area

The Center for Research on Women’s Issues – Diotima, is a nonprofit, non governmental women’s organization. It was established in the late 1980s aiming at systemically highlighting discriminations against women on all levels of social, political and economic life. Our main goals are: To act as a point of reference for women through a plethora...

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23 Feb
Lecture for the precarious housing of refugees in Italy

Italy: one of the main refugees’ frontline in Europe. From an adventurous landing in to precarious housing. Tuesday 27 February 2018 6pm @ French School of Athens, 6 Didotou street, Athens, Greece École française d’Athènes Speaker: Silvia Mugnano Discussant: Thomas Maloutas The international migration inflow to Italy is relatively recent phenomenon, dating back to early 1990....

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9 Feb
Visit to the Diachronic Museum for refugee women residing in Larissa Camp

On Friday February 2nd, in the framework of awareness and social integration of the refugees living in the open structure for refugees of Thessaly in Koutsohero, Larissa, a visit of cultural interest by a group of refugee women took place in the “Diachronic Museum” of Larissa. The visit was organized by the Municipality of Larissa...

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6 Feb
Joint briefing paper: A stocktaking of the situation for refugee women and girls

Since 2015, more than one million asylum seekers have arrived to Greece in search of refuge in Europe and 34%...

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8 Oct
Feminisms In crisis: An open discussion

An open discussion to address the relationship of multiple–declared and undeclared–crises to the political, intellectual, and experiential project of feminism; or, more accurately, of feminisms–since they are plural, heterogeneous, and internally contested. How might we envision a feminist response to intersecting crises? Is there a crisis within “feminism” or among “feminisms”? Featuring interventions by :...