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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Exclusive citizenship

    Read GFM`s announcement concerning the new exams system for the Greek Citizenship:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Joint statement by 56 civil society organisations regarding the National Recovery Plan

    Read the joint statement following our Joint letter regarding the National Recovery Plan:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Joint Action for the push-backs

    Read below the first document of our common and joint action from Greek Civil Society concerning push-backs of migrants and refugees in Greece:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Open Letter for the Greek Recovery Plan

    Read below the open letter co-signed by 70 Civil Societyd`s organisations including the Greek Forum of Migrants, concerning the Greece’s Recovery Plan that also contains matters of Migrant and Refugee integration:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

    Walk against Discrimination 2021 - This year, we support!

    For a 7th year in a row, the Greek Forum of Migrants along with the Organizing Committee of the Walk Against Discrimination 2021, sends a pwoerful message on the occassion of the World Day against Racism:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    OPEN LETTER: All children have the right to go to school

    Read below the Open Letter co-signed by 33 organizations inclyding the Greek Forum of Migrants:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - SOCIAL COHESION

    Stories of Young and Old

    Watch the online chat Stories Young and Old we organized with the MSF Urban Spaces team on February 20, 2021:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    New apointments of the PERMITS for exceptional reasons

    Read below the translated announcement published by the Decentralized Administration of Attica, regarding the new procedure of appointment requests of the residence permits for exceptional reasons.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - SOCIAL COHESION

    Civil society calls for AI red lines in the EUs proposal

    The Greek Forum of Migrants together with 60 organisations demand red lines for the applications of Artificial Intelligence that threaten fundamental Human Rights in an open letter to the European Commission. 

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Refugees in Greece: risk of homelessness...

    Read below the joint statement of 73 organisations of the Greek Civil Society.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    In the era of Covid-19

    It ιs time to honor another International Migrants Day on December 18, 2020. But this year under difficult conditions of the coronavirus pandemic:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    Fight hate crime together

    On the International Day for the Elimination of violence against women, the 25th of November, an online discussion took place:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Meeting with the Ministry of Migration Policy - Memorandum 2020

    Responding to the call of Migration Policy Ministry, an online meeting took place on Wednesday 11 November 2020 among the representatives of the migrant communities and the Ministry:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    They are not innocent. Nazis in jail

    The Greek Forum of Migrants supports the Δεν είναι αθώοι campaign and the antifascist protest:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    New measures for Covid-19 in 8 languages

    Read below, in 8 languages, the key points of the new measures announced by the Greek Government, that will be in force from Monday, May 4, 2020:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Do it like Portugal

    Read below the announcement of the Greek Forum of Migrants regarding the state of migrants and refugees in Greece, during the coronavirus epidemic crisis:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

    A Guide for reporting hate crime

    Find below & download for free, a simple Guide on how to report hate & racist crime, published in 11 different languages

     

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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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