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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    GUIDE for hate crime & racist violence 2024

    Find below in multiple languages an updated guide about fighting hate crime and racist violence in Greece, a project supported by the European Network Against Racism ENAR:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    KYPSELI MUNDIAL 2024

    We are excited to announce the first community football tournament and cultural festival KYPSELI MUNDIAL 2024 at Alepotrypa Kypseli, co-organised by the Greek Forum of Migrants, the Ivorian Community in Greece and the Vana Ba Africa cultural centre:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    KYPSELI MUNDIAL 2024 Press Release

    Read below the Press Release for Kypseli Mundial 2024! First Community Football tournament and cultural festival in Athens! 

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    Workshop: Fighting Racist Violence / Hate Crime 2024

    Read more about the informative session against racist violence & hate crime:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

    Walk against Discrimination WAD2024 - 10 years

    Read below the Press Release for the 10th Walk against Discrimination WAD2024:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Meeting with Ministry of Migration and Asylum 2024

    Read below about the meeting that took place between the Ministry of Migration and Asylum in Greece and the migrant GFMs communities-members:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Meeting with Ministry of Migration and Asylum 2024

    Read below about the meeting that took place between the Ministry of Migration and Asylum in Greece and the migrant GFMs communities-members:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY 2023

    Read the Press Release about the International Migrants Day 2023:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    New guide about GENDER-BASED Violence in 10 languages

    Workshops and the new guide TALKING ABOUT GENDER VIOLENCE have been completed. Read more below:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    JOINT STATEMENT – APPEAL: Children war victims

    Read below the joint statement -appeal co-signed by CSOs for the children war victims in Gaza:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    #CeasefireNow: Open Call for an Immediate Ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and Israel

    Please sign the petition organised by more than 370 organisation worldwide that demand to cease fire in Gaza Strip and Israel:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

    #MakeRacismHistory Festival 2023

    We celebrate the 25 years of the ENAR - European Network Against Racism with participation to the events of Make Racism History Festival 2023:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    FREE Legal Consultation

    Read below about the new programme implemented by the Greek Forum of Migrants with CHOOSE LOVE regarding legal consultation:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    JOINT STATEMENT: Unlawful detention practices in Samos and Lesvos CCACs

    Read below the Joint Statement signed by 22 NGOs about the unlawful detention and worsening conditions of refugees detained on Samos and Lesvos:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    SUMMER GUIDE in Athens 2023

    Find below services available in Athens during the summer period of August 2023 for migrants and refugees:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Press Conference Food for All

    Read below the Press Release regarding the Press Conference FOOD FOR ALL:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

    Walk Against Discrimination 2023

    For a 9th year we organize the Walk Against Discrimination 2023 on 21 March International Day against Racism:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    Project DIGITS has officially started!

    The DIGITS Erasmus+ project-“Soft DIGITal Skills building for TCN women”-has officially started! Read below the press release:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    20 years Greek Forum of Migrants - 18 Dec 2022

    On the International Migrants Day 2022, the Greek Forum of Migrants celebrates its 20 year celebration. This year we will discuss about the GFM`s history at the Multicultural library We need Books, on the 18th of December 2022. Read full press release below:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Publish the full investigation regarding pushbacks

    Read our common demand to the National Transparency Authority to publish the full investigation regarding pushbacks:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Exclusive citizenship - Part II

    Read below the announcement of the Greek Forum of Migrants regarding the recent Ministerial Decision about the presumptions of economic and social integration of foreigners that want to acquire the Greek citizenship:

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WELCOME

We are a network of migrant organisations and communities in Greece and we vision a society where migrants have equal rights and they enjoy fair treatment, interact and co-operate with the Greek citizens in terms of mutual respect, making diversity a source of growth and progress for all.

 

AIM AND ACTION

EQUAL RIGHTS:

Promoting change of the greek and european legal framework and policies.

NEW CITIZEN:

Empowerment of migrants and their organizations for promoting their integration with individual and collective responsibility.

AGAINST DISCRIMINATION:

Contribution to the fight against discriminations and racism.

 

SOCIAL COHESION:

Promoting communication, collaboration and understanding between migrant communities and greek civil society.

OUR PEOPLE IN GENERAL

  • Ahmed Moawia

    Ahmed Moawia is from Sudan and he has been living in Greece for over 30 years. He is a journalist and an activist in the field of human rights and in the fight against racism and xenophobia.

  • Samsideen Iddrisu

    Samsideen Iddrisu is from Ghana and has been living in Greece for over 30 years. He is the founder and former president of the Pan-African Union of Greece. He has been an activist for many years on human rights and discrimination issues.

  • Ermal Sulaj

    Ermal Sulaj was born in Durres, Republic of Albania. At an early age he came to Greece along with his family, as economic migrants. From 2013, after graduating from International Relations & Political Sciences University, he is active...

  • Rita Ige Lawani

    Rita Ige Lawani is of Nigerian descent. She lives in Greece for over 26 years. She had her own business but now she works as a private employee. 

  • Salome Ghoulaqsidu

    Salome is a student of the Department of International and European Studies at the University of Piraeus. She is an active member of the Georgian community and the "Second Generation" group of the Greek Forum of Migrants.

  • Dr. Avtantil Mikaberitze

    Dr. Avtantil Mikaberitze is from Zestafoni of Georgia. He studied Classical Literature in Tbilisi and Germany and was trained at the National University of Athens in Modern Greek Literature, Theology and History of Byzantine Culture.

  • Dimitra Maliou

    Dimitra Maliou is from Albania and has been working on issues concerning the rights of migrant women for many years. She is a philologist and founding member of the Women Migrant Network and the Migrant women from the Balkans Network.

  • Anwar Iqbal

    Anwar Iqbal is from Pakistan and has been living in Greece for over 22 years. He is vice-president of the Greek-Pakistan Association in Greece, and he has been an immigration mediator and activist for human rights, fight against racism and discriminations

  • Assefa Debele

    Assefa Debelle is from Ethiopia and lives in Greece 30 years now. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and has been president for African Students of Thessaloniki and N. Greece. He has served as secretary general and legal representative of the Ethiopian Community in Greece, and his action continues today

     

  • Donald Okwawere

    Donald Okwawere is from Nigeria. He is an activist in migrant rights and has been dealing with the problems faced by his compatriots for years. He has studied finance, he works as a private employee on another subject, and he is the President of the Nigerian Community in Greece.

  • Adla Shashati

    Adla Shashati originates both from Khartoum and Serres. She is a journalist with a degree in Media and Cultural Studies and a postgraduate diploma at the Kapodistrian University of Athens in New Media Technologies.

  • Rosa Salis

    Rosa is from Sardinia, an island in Italy, she studied in the Department of International Relations and Governance of the University of Cagliari. She was a volunteer, has done her internship in our Organization and now she is working as a Project Officer responsible for Fundraising.  

  • Antonio Cardia

    Antonio is from Sardinia, Italy. He studied Political Science and International Relations at the University of Cagliari. Antonio is in the office of the Greek Migrants Forum since May 2016. 

  • Anna Maria Filiou

    Anna Maria is a graduate of the Department of Sociology at Panteion University. She is actively involved in the Greek Forum of Migrants and she has done her internship in the organization of GFM.

  • Enri Hysenbelli

    Enri is a student in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has been a volunteer of the Greek Forum of Migrants. 

  • Vasiliki Patsia

    Vasiliki is a graduate of the Department of Sociology of Panteion University. She is an active member of the Greek Migrants Forum and she has done her internship in the organization of GFM. 

  • Afrodite Riga

    Afrodite is an agriculturalist, but also a journalist, a musician and an activist for environmental and human rights issues. She is back to school for an MBA in Business Administration and, since June 2017, she is working in GFM as a communication, media and advocacy officer.

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