International Day of Migrants 2016
On the occasion of International Day of Migrants on 18th December, the Greek Forum of Migrants organizes an event each year to promote the work of migrant communities, to inform society about the problems faced by immigrants in Greece, and to give the floor to migrant communities to discuss with stakeholders and those responsible for matters that concern them.
In 2016, the International Day of Migrants was celebrated with the event ` International Day of Migrants 2016, Migrants Reaching the Spotlight`
The Greek Forum of Migrants is participating for another year in the celebration of the International Day of Migrants with an event devoted to migrants on Sunday, December 18th, at 12am, at New York College Hall, 38, Amalias.
Participants in the discussion:
Andreas Takis, Assistant Professor at the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Assistant to the Ombudsman for Human Rights and former Secretary General of Population and Social Cohesion.
Angelos Syrigos, Associate Professor of International Law and Foreign Policy at Panteion University, former Secretary General of Population and Social Cohesion.
Kostis Papaioannou, Former Secretary General of Transparency and Human Rights and President of the National Council Against Racism and Intolerance
Vassilis Papadopoulos, Legal, former Secretary General of Immigration Policy
Lefteris Papayannakis, Deputy Mayor of the City of Athens, President of the Council of Migrant Integration of the Municipality of Athens
Coordination: Marilena Katsimis, Journalist
After the discussion a cultural program was held by migrant communities.
In co-operation with the Council of Migrants Integration of the City of Athens