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The latest news about the children we help and the events in Greece
In view of the mandatory reassessment by Greece of the designation of Türkiye as a “safe third country” in November, 15 civil society organisations have written to the Greek Asylum Service, the Ministers of Migration and Asylum and of Foreign Affairs, and the European Commission.  The latest…
A roundtable meeting entitled "Child Protection and Child Safeguarding in Preschool and Primary Education" was successfully organized today by Terre des hommes Hellas, within the framework of the organization's "Reinforce Educators, Empower Children" (REEC) program. The discussion, which took…
Despite positive efforts by the government in the past year, one-quarter of refugee children did not attend school according to a report published recently by three organizations in Greece. Athens, September 13, 2022 – The government of Greece is still not meeting its obligations to ensure all…
People with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and sex characteristics (SOGIESC) seeking asylum in Greece face insecurity, inadequate shelter, lack of appropriate support, and a hostile asylum system. In a joint open letter to the Ministry of Migration and Asylum, today…
Despite positive efforts by the government in the last year, one-quarter of refugee children did not attend school according to a new report published today by three organizations in Greece. Athens, July 18, 2022 – The government of Greece is still not meeting its obligations to ensure all…
JOINT STATEMENT: The recent case of Saidou, a young refugee from Guinea, has starkly illustrated the problem of unaccompanied children who, despite being in the country under the care of the State, lack a long-term legal protection framework. This case has shed light on the systemic lack of a…