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Events for World Refugee Day in Athens 20 June, Kypseli Municipal Market – 22 June, Serafio City of Athens

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On World Refugee Day, held every year on 20 June, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees forced to flee their home. Around the world, communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from all walks of life are taking big and small steps in solidarity with refugees.

In Athens, on the occasion of this year’s World Refugee Day, we join forces in two events-meetings where we will create, discuss, learn, make proposals, search for solutions, play, photograph and sing, all together, sending a strong message of solidarity and peaceful coexistence.

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Athens City Council Ratifies ACCMR Proposals For Effective Refugee Response

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The City of Athens recently took a major step in enhancing its support for refugees and migrants, by ratifying the Strategic Action Plan for the integration of migrants and refugees, as well as the Preparedness and Response Mechanism for the management of potential refugee crises. Both plans were developed by the Athens Coordination Center for Migrants and Refugee issues (ACCMR), which brings together 92 member organizations. The ACCMR’s operation was designed and coordinated by the Athens Partnership, with a founding grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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