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    Solidarity and Humanity

    23 of July 2018. A deadly wildfire destroys a huge part of east Attica leaving behind almost a hundrend dead people, and thousands homeless, with lost fortunes and empty looks.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - SOCIAL COHESION

    African Fest 2018

    For a second year in a row, the Africacn Network in Greece in collaboration with other organisations, are organizing the African Fest 2018, on Saturday 21 July.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    Summer Language Lessons in Athens

    Read below the summer language lessons that are taking place in Athens for refugees and migrants:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Safe Passage Now

    How many more lives must be lost? The Greek Forum of Migrants sends a message of memory on the World Refugee Day, 20 June 2018.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - SOCIAL COHESION

    Participation in UNINTEGRA Project

    Since January 2018, the Greek Forum of Migrants is collaborating, with the Catalan Foundation ACSAR in the framework of UNINTEGRA PROJECT, a project developed and implemented by an European Consortium, operating under a Grant of the AMIF program.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    Youth engagement hubs - Greece

    The "Youth engagement hubs - Greece" programme has began with the support of Mercy Corps, with duration 2 months, April - June 2018. Below you can read more information about the programme:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    MIGRANTS vs INTEGRATION. Where do we stand?

    A discussion with the greek Ministry for Migration Policy. 

    At the beginning of the year, as the Greek Forum of Migrants, we met with the Deputy Minister of the Greek Ministry of Migration Policy, Mr. G. Balafas on his own initiative. As the Minister himself stated, the purpose of the meeting was to initialize "a continuous and systematic cooperation". 

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

    Walk Against Discrimination 2018

    The International Day Against Racism and Racial Discrimination, on 21 March, the Greek Forum of Migrants, for a 4th year in a row, is calling for all groups that are currently being discriminated and affected by racism to raise their voices and to declare their determination to fight all kinds of racism and humiliation of human dignity. Representatives from wider groups affected by racism (PWD, LGBT, Roma, migrants, refugees, HIV positive, elderly, drug addicts, mentally ill, religion minorities, etc.) united we will have the Walk Against Discrimination, marching together for a better world.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - SOCIAL COHESION

    Afghanistan: Is it safe?

    We invite you, Thursday 15 March, in a Discussion - Conference with central issue of discussion, whether Afghanistan is a safe country. Below are the details of the event and the press release:

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    Georgian Cultural Centre - Caucasus

    Through the videos campaign #VoicetoCommunities that contains the GFM`s members mapping,

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - NEW CITIZEN

    Ethiopian Socio-Cultural Centre

    In the framework of the GFM`s communities mapping, through the hashtag #VoicetoCommunities,

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    Integration, for us, means...

    INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY 2017

    A boat symbolizes a lot. From a journey to the unknown to the hope for new roads and safe horizons. We dedicate today`s International Migrants Day to all migrants and refugees who have been struggling for so many years to sail with the "boat of integration" towards their future.

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - AGAINST DISCRIMINATION

    No slaves again in Africa

    The African Network of Greece - ANG, with the collaboration of Greek Forum of Migrants has appealed to European Commision offices in Athens and the Italian embassy on Saturday 2 December 2017 in Syntagma sq., in response to the publication of video footage showing slave auctions of African refugees in Libya, to protest and march and shout NO SLAVES again in Africa.   

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  • PROJECTS AND ACTIONS - EQUAL RIGHTS

    #WHAT ABOUT INTEGRATION? Human stories

    Abbas from Iraq, Saiyan from Syria and Zoi from Greece, reveal through their stories the exclusion and the lack of integration that migrants and refugees face everyday in Greece of 2017.

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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.

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Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Μεταναστών 2017

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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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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 is in the office of the Greek Migrants Forum for a year and has done her internship in GFM.  

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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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