Find out about the new listings at www.accmr.gr and do not forget to consult the platform for services, activities, and open calls from organizations active in the field of social welfare and integration of vulnerable groups and refugee/migrant population.
The following list will be updated regularly with new entries during the winter period.
The Athens Coordination Center for Migrant and Refugee issues (ACCMR), in response to the new measures related to movement restrictions, restarted the emergency service mapping. The mapping aims at properly informing those who work with refugees and migrants, and vulnerable groups - including migrants and refugees (available languages: Greek and English).
The ACCMR Committee on the Gender Dimension of Refugees collects and distributes activities and material that promote information, awareness and practical assistance to all of us in defending women's rights. Find out about the activities here.The Athens Coordination Center for Migrant and Refugee issues in cooperation with ActionAid Hellas present ''The Bahar project: Many recipes, one city''! - a book of stories and recipes from women living in Athens. INITIATIVES
The following initiatives always depend on the respective covid-19 restrictive measures in force per period.
Vocational Training courses in Tourism & Gastronomy by Curing the Limbo:Curing the Limbo program in partnernship with IEK AKMI offer to refugees with asylum a series of free vocational training courses focused on Tourism and Gastronomy. Applications until the end of January.
New courses of Greek & English for adults by the Multifunctional Athens Centre of the Hellenic Red Cross. Apply until the end of December.
New create comics workshop by the Athens Comics Library on 23 & 24 January.
Baytna Hub: a free creative program for refugee children aged 0-6 and their companions. According to the instructions for public safety, contact in advance to book a place as soon as possible by sending an email to [email protected] or call 697992693 (Hub Leader - Basel).
Vocational training courses and livelihood opportunities.
Odyssea aims to create a balanced interaction of excluded communities with society through targeted education that leads to smooth integration into the labor market. Odyssea training programs are tailored to market needs to enhance the professional absorption of beneficiaries. More information here.
Organization Earth in collaboration with the Barca Foundation and with the financial support of the UEFA Foundation for Children is piloting the Futbolnet4Employability program. The program is aimed at unaccompanied minors aged 15-18 and aims to develop soft skills through participation in customized sports activities. More information here.
Planet G(reece) Doc & Journalism
Planet G (reece) is a series of workshops with a common denominator in the documentary, aimed at teenagers aged 13 to 19, greeks and immigrant children, in order to encourage cooperation and introduce them to a wonderful new world capable of change and a good answer to the classic "What do you want to be when you grow up?".
The 3rd seminar on documentary and journalism will take place on January 9, 2021 until January 30, 2021 at 12 Athinas Street.
"Sabar Bar": a collaboration of Co-Athens / Curing the Limbo of the Municipality of Athens with Fabrica Athens, Vasia Balkanioti, Muhammad Tayeb, Momina Algaga and Yaman Junaid that will thresh Exarchia this year until the 31st of May, looking for local stories which will co-narrate, turning them into multinational songs for the region! More information here.
Sports for Athens
Organization Earth, the Diogenis NGO and the Syrian Greek Youth Forum are collaborating in activities that will take place until May 31 and will move in three axes: organizing sports activities and games open to all, guided tours aimed at highlighting its social dimension. sports and the use of sports as a tool for a positive social change as well as organizing events to inform the public about the goals and results of the program along with organizing workshops related to intercultural and environmental education. More information here.
Curing the Limbo is open for new registrations
Curing the Limbo is open for new registrations for online participation in the program. Starting December 2020, the Municipality of Athens integration program for adult refugees who speak Arabic, Farsi, French or English, will offer most of its services online. All participants need to have internet access. If you are interested to register, you can reach us via phone, email, or sms: Email address: [email protected], Telephone number.: 6988604357 (What’s app & Viber).
#NotAlone - 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
ART HUB Athens, until December 10, invites graduates, undergraduates and self-taught artists to participate in the action entitled #NotAlone, which takes place on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, iniciating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, until World Human Rights Day on December 10th.