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INTERSOS Hellas on Radio Athens 9.84 about the clash in Ukraine

INTERSOS Hellas on Radio Athens 9.84 about the clash in Ukraine

Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive Director of INTERSOS Hellas,spoke with the journalist Katerina Papavasileiou on the radio station 9.84, with reference to what is happening on the front of the war in Ukraine, the caravans of refugees crossing the Ukrainian-Moldovan...

Refugees from Ukraine at the center of INTERSOS actions

Refugees from Ukraine at the center of INTERSOS actions

Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive Director of INTERSOS Hellas, joined the show “Contradictions on Crete TV” of the television station "Crete TV" in order to speak with the journalist Giorgos Sahinis where he analyzed issues related to the fierce war that affects Ukraine...

INTERSOS Hellas on “Alpha 98. 9” about the Ukrainian issue

INTERSOS Hellas on “Alpha 98. 9” about the Ukrainian issue

Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive Director of INTERSOS Hellas, spoke with the journalist Dina Moschou on “Alpha Radio 98. 9”, focusing on the war situation in Ukraine and the people of the country who are going through dark hours. «It is one of the most difficult...

INTERSOS Hellas on SKAI radio about the war front in Ukraine

INTERSOS Hellas on SKAI radio about the war front in Ukraine

On March 14, 2021, Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive Director of INTERSOS Hellas, joined SKAI 100.3’ s radio show “Stigmiotypa” (meaning: Snapshots) in order to speak with the journalist Vasilis Koufopoulos focusing on the critical hours that refugees from Ukraine are...

INTERSOS Hellas on SBS Greek about the ragging war in Ukraine

INTERSOS Hellas on SBS Greek about the ragging war in Ukraine

“Too many children stayed for long periods in shelters in order to survive from the bombing. And many of these children do not speak, they have lost their speech, they have lost contact with the environment. And when mothers bring these children to the doctor's office...

INTERSOS Hellas on Al Jazeera about the Russia-Ukraine conflict

INTERSOS Hellas on Al Jazeera about the Russia-Ukraine conflict

«According to my opinion, these are not refugee crises, these are policy-made crises or management crises. These responses come from various governments that on the one hand have pushed refugees back and simultaneously welcome others». Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive...

INTERSOS Hellas on ΑΝΑ-MPA for the crisis in Ukraine

INTERSOS Hellas on ΑΝΑ-MPA for the crisis in Ukraine

«When things calm down, this solidarity will fade. Volunteering is the best practice to which someone can turn and contribute, but it must be directly supported by a state mechanism». Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive Director of INTERSOS Hellas, discussed with the...

Press Release for “Food for All” initiative

Press Release for “Food for All” initiative

The Greek Forum of Migrants, with the support of INTERSOS , began at the end of 2021 an emergency project initiative called Food for All. The project aims to facilitate the population that experiences challenges in terms of survival and marginalization. The objective...

The Annual Report of INTERSOS Hellas for 2021

The Annual Report of INTERSOS Hellas for 2021

INTERSOS Hellas is a non-governmental humanitarian organization that promotes the values ​​of solidarity, justice, impartiality, human dignity and equal access to opportunities for all without discrimination on the basis of age, gender, diversity and with particular...

#MyIntegrationStory

#MyIntegrationStory

  #MyIntegrationStory Every person has a story to tell Hala, Ahmed, Patricia and other people are here to share their own story. All of them were supported by HELIOS project Are you ready to listen to them? From December 2019 until today INTERSOS Hellas actively...

PRESS RELEASE: No one should be left hungry!

PRESS RELEASE: No one should be left hungry!

The Greek government should immediately disburse belated payments of cash assistance and ensure food provision to people living in facilities (e.g. camps and ESTIA apartments), irrespective of their legal status. Depriving them of this basic human right is shameful...

Ανακοίνωση διαγωνισμού για την επεξεργασία οπτικοακουστικού υλικού

Ανακοίνωση διαγωνισμού για την επεξεργασία οπτικοακουστικού υλικού

Η INTERSOS Hellas ανακοινώνει την προκήρυξη διαγωνισμού με στόχο την επεξεργασία οπτικοακουστικού υλικού και την παραγωγή δύο βίντεο μέσα στα πλαίσια της καμπάνιας #Myintegrationstory για το πρόγραμμα HELIOS. Περιγραφή: Σκοπός του έργου είναι η παραγωγή βίντεο...

Press Release: Εμβόλια για όλους!

Press Release: Εμβόλια για όλους!

Με δεδομένο ότι η δημόσια υγεία προστατεύεται όταν όλοι οι άνθρωποι έχουν πρόσβαση στο αγαθό που λέγεται Υγεία, η INTERSOS Hellas, το Ελληνικό Φόρουμ Μεταναστών και το Ελληνικό Φόρουμ Προσφύγων έχουν ενώσει τις φωνές και τις δυνάμεις τους, προκειμένου να δοθεί βιώσιμη...

Press Conference “Vaccines for All”

Press Conference “Vaccines for All”

INTERSOS Hellas, Greek Forum of Migrants  and Greek Forum of Refugees invite you on Wednesday, September 29th at 12.00 p.m. in the online presentation of the joint effort they are conducting for the vaccination against # COVID_19 of all refugees and immigrants who are...

One year since Moria’s fire… A dark anniversary

One year since Moria’s fire… A dark anniversary

1 year after Moria’s fire. Exactly one year ago, a fire destroyed the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. On that occasion, the Greek and European authorities had promised that reception conditions would be improved. EU Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva...

Open Letter “Health is a fundamental right”

Open Letter “Health is a fundamental right”

Wednesday, 23 June 2021 To: Deputy Minister of Health, Mr. Vassilis Kontozamanis, Secretary General of Primary Health Care, Mr. Marios Themistokleous Chairman of the National Vaccination Committee, Ms. Maria Theodoridou Health is a fundamental right Immediate access...

Greece deems Turkey “safe”, but refugees are not

Greece deems Turkey “safe”, but refugees are not

The substantive examination of asylum applications is the only safe solution for refugees Athens, 14 June 2021: With a new Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) issued on 7 June,[i] the Greek State designates Turkey as a “safe third country” for families, men, women and...

Moments from the work of Intersos in Lesvos

Moments from the work of Intersos in Lesvos

On the island of Lesvos (#Lesvos), #INTERSOS continues its dynamic, consistent and human-focused mission that began in September 2020 after the emergency situation that many beneficiaries of international protection experienced after the catastrophic fires in Moria....

For A Europe That Truly Protects

For A Europe That Truly Protects

«For a Europe That Truly Protects» Joint NGO Policy Brief on the Screening Regulation Proposal Summary | May 2021 Introduction In September 2020, the European Commission presented its proposal on a new Pact on Migration and Asylum, promising a ‘fresh start’ to...

INTERSOS Hellas celebrates Mother’s Day

INTERSOS Hellas celebrates Mother’s Day

“Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.” Robert Browning Yesterday, May 9th, we honored a special holiday, Mother's Day. The word "mother" concentrates rare emotions, warmth, caring, a life-giving force, a great quality, a special role, a supreme duty, selfless...

How long will it take to fight the global food crisis?

How long will it take to fight the global food crisis?

Only 26 hours of military spending is enough for something so big INTERSOS and more than 200 non-governmental organizations are actively participating in the universal call of the ICVA (International Council of Voluntary Agencies) to all the leaders of the world for a...

The actions of INTERSOS Hellas for 2019-2020

The actions of INTERSOS Hellas for 2019-2020

INTERSOS HELLAS is a non-governmental humanitarian organization that promotes the values ​​of solidarity, justice, impartiality, human dignity and equal access to opportunities for all people without discrimination on the basis of age, gender, diversity. and with...

INTERSOS Hellas for the Panhellenic Refugee Day at SKAI 100.3

INTERSOS Hellas for the Panhellenic Refugee Day at SKAI 100.3

On April 5th, 2021, Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive Director of INTERSOS Hellas, joined SKAI 100.3’ s radio show “Zoi.gr” in order to speak with the journalist Christina Vidou on the occasion of the Panhellenic Refugee Day. Today, more than ever, this special day has...

INTERSOS Hellas at the Dutch Global Health Film Festival

INTERSOS Hellas at the Dutch Global Health Film Festival

INTERSOS Greece-INTERSOS Hellas was present at the film festival "Dutch Global Health Film Festival" where on March 6, 2021 Tom Laurance's documentary "On Our Doorstep" was screened, focusing on Calais and examining through a more penetrating eye that part of the...

March 8. Women’s Day. A day with the hope of eternal respect!

March 8. Women’s Day. A day with the hope of eternal respect!

INTERSOS Greece - INTERSOS Hellas honors International Women's Day (#InternationalWomenDay) each and every year because every day must be Women's Day! The following video is dedicated to the women living in the new refugee camp in Lesvos (#Lesvos), who arrived in...

INTERSOS Hellas supports HelMSIC’s “Health for All” campaign

INTERSOS Hellas supports HelMSIC’s “Health for All” campaign

In the context of the information and awareness campaign for access to Health, "Health for All" of HelMSIC - Hellenic Medical Students ’International Committee, spoke Dr. Apostolos Veizis, Executive Director of the humanitarian organization* INTERSOS Greece- INTERSOS...

“Protect our laws and humanity!”

“Protect our laws and humanity!”

Open Letter by 152 Organizations   To: Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli President of the European Council, Charles Michel President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen...

ARSIS

ARSIS

The social workers of INTERSOS Hellas who participated in the Conference "Supporting victims of torture on the move: experience, challenges and concerns", organized by ARSIS - Social Organization for Youth Support, gave their professional attention to the...

Panhellenic Day against School Violence and Bullying

Panhellenic Day against School Violence and Bullying

For one school where violence and bullying does not fit in ... The 6th of March has been established by the Ministry of Education as the National Day against School Violence and Bullying. The term "School bullying" is a juvenile delinquency that occurs in many...

«School of Origin»

«School of Origin»

Great news from “School of Origin”! The first 25 students began attending Arabic lessons at “Agia Eleni” by Sawsan and  Khidar. Students attend their mother tongue classes in parallel with their school assignments. The educational community seems to agree that mother...

WE ARE ON THE SAME BOAT

WE ARE ON THE SAME BOAT

Politheatro in collaboration with INTERSOS, presents the theatrical play titled "مهاجرین we are on the same boat". The play is based on the work of Matei Visniec "Refugeees... or we are too many on this fucking boat" . With expert direction from Thodoris Gogos, the...

Cooking #WithRefugees

Cooking #WithRefugees

Cooking #WithRefugees brings Greek and refugee chefs together for World Refugee Day To mark World Refugee Day, Greek chefs and refugee cooks will team up between 18 and 22 June to serve their favourite dishes and fixed menus in selected restaurants in Athens,...

International Day of Human Rights

International Day of Human Rights

Human rights is not just a concept, they apply in every moment of our lives. From birth until death, each one of us with no exception has the right to live with dignity. Human rights is our shared values, equality, fairness, freedom and independence. Human rights...

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