The Cities Network for Integration (CNI), with its 2nd newsletter, welcomes a period of change and creative challenges, now numbering 17 members, following the accession of four new municipalities. Despite the prolonged uncertainty caused by the pandemic, and the changes, particularly with regard to the refugee issue, respect for human rights, coexistence and social cohesion remain a priority for the Network members.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) launches the collective photo exhibition “Exploring our cities”, with works of 38 amateur photographers, both local Greeks and refugees who found a new home in Greece.
In the framework of the HELIOS Project [Hellenic Integration Support for Beneficiaries of International Protection], and in collaboration with seven (7) municipalities across Greece and the Cities Network for Integration, IOM sets a photographic journey in the cities of Athens, Heraklion, Ioannina, Katerini, Livadeia, Piraeus and Thessaloniki.
Learn about new listings at www.accmr.gr and do not forget to consult the platform for services, activities and open calls from bodies active in the field of social care and integration of vulnerable groups and refugee/immigrant population.
The Department of Communication and Media Studies (EKPA) conducts research on 'Black Lives Matter: everyday politics, cultural practices and popular culture among Black women and teenage girls in Athens', with the aim of better understanding the daily life and culture of African descent women, aged 13-17 and 30-45, living in Athens.
In this context, Greeks and migrants with African origins are invited to participate in the submission of questionnaires and stories.