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  • PRESS ROOM

    Press Conference VACCINES FOR ALL

    Read below the outcome from the Facebook Live Press Conference of the campaign Vaccines for All:

     

     

     

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    Joint announcement - on the leakage of children`s names

    Read below the joint announcement which we co-sign among 15 Civil Society organizations regarding the leakage of names of kindergarten children in order to highlight the non-Greek origin of some of them:

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    Invitation to Press Conference VACCINES FOR ALL

    On Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 at 12:00 pm the press conference of the VACCINES FOR ALL campaign will be held online, co-roganized by INTERSOS Hellas, the Greek Forum of Migrants and the Greek Forum of Refugees. Read more:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Walling off Welcome / Walls vs welcome

    45 NGOs and civil society groups have released on September 8th, 2021 a report urging the European Union and Greek government to abandon plans to dramatically restrict the movement of people in refugee camps in Greece. Read below our common press statement:

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  • PRESS ROOM

    Vaccines for All

    INTERSOS Hellas, the Greek Forum of Migrants and Greek Forum of Refugees address a Call to Action:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    SUMMER GUIDE 2021

    With one more difficult August ahead during this covid-19 pandemic, follow the link below for services available in Athens this summer:

     

     

     

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Joint Letter - Vaccine for everyone

    Read below the joint letter to Greek Health Ministry of the Greek Forum of Migrants and the Greek Forum of Refugees, supported by 30 organizations of Civil Society:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - SOCIAL COHESION

    Vaccination for COVID 19 - Online informative session

    The Urban Spaces project organises an online meeting regarding the vaccination for Covid-19. Read below in multiple languages the invitation:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    A big setback in integration

    Read below the common Press Release made by Civil Society organizations regarding the Ministry`s decision to cut in aid to asylum seekers:

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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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  • 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

    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 - 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 - 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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