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Together in Sport – Phase II: Capacity building trainings

In the framework of the “Together in Sport – Phase II” project, METAdrasi organizes…

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Multilingual Support Guide ENTAXEI: New edition in French, Turkish and Somali

The manual that has already supported thousands of refugees and migrants in…

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Brwa Albadwee: The refugee who opened his own hair salon in Thessaloniki

The 27-year-old Kurdish refugee from Iraq is one of the people supported by…

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Our students celebrate with a unique party the end of the school year

METAdrasi’s educational centre in Athens held a unique party to celebrate…

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“Together in Sport” at Piraeus

After the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with METAdrasi…

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Drawings of unaccompanied Syrian children in Cyprus tell their stories

“Our imprints: Drawings by unaccompanied Syrian children in Cyprus”…

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Interpretation in Education: Ten girls from Somalia take their first steps in a Greek school!

Throughout the school year, METAdrasi received numerous requests from…

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June 26th: International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

On the occasion of the Refugee Week Greece Festival and the International Day…

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Together in Sport – Together in Taekwondo

400 refugee and Greek children unite in sports on the occasion of…

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Greek language courses for adult residents at the Sintiki Facility in Serres have begun

Adults at the Sintiki Facility have been learning their first words in Greek…

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Abdi makes his dream come true

Abdi saw his business idea come to life with the opening of his office in Athens…

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METAdrasi participated in the “Welcome 2024” Career Days

METAdrasi participated in the “Welcome 2024” Career Days with “Stepping Stone”…

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UNHCR’s Story: Scoring a “goal” in inclusion – Naser’s journey to adulthood through football

After arriving in Athens as a young adult, Naser had nowhere to stay…

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Greek language lessons and creative activities for our students in Cyprus

The young students at the Kofinou Facility in Cyprus eagerly welcomed…

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METAdrasi at the closing event of the programme “All Children in Education”

METAdrasi, along with other members of the Civil Society participated…

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A young artist among our students in Thessaloniki!

For almost two years now, an exceptionally talented girl from Ukraine has…

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Celebrating May Day

METAdrasi’s young and adult students in the facility of Chios celebrated May Day…

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DO YOU HAVE A BUSINESS IDEA AND YOU DON’T KNOW HOW TO BRING IT TO LIFE?

Experienced professionals will help you transform your business idea into…

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Job fairs in Samos, Ritsona, Kos and Chios

Following the very successful career days held at the end of February in…

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Young refugees from 18+ activity at “Together” festival in Kalamata

Young refugees from METAdrasi’s 18+ activity, engaged in “Together1″….

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620 children of Together in Sport-Phase II at the handover ceremony of the Olympic Flame

Refugee children together with their peers from the local community experienced…

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Interpretation in education: A little refugee girl takes her first steps in the Greek school

It was the beginning of the school year when a primary school principal…

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METAdrasi at Voluntary Action 2024 Festival

METAdrasi was present at the three-day Voluntary Action 2024 festival…

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Promoting access to university education for the refugee and migrant population

METAdrasi promotes access to university education for refugees and migrants…

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Stepping Stone: trainings and workshops continue with unwavering interest

METAdrasi continues its collaboration with large companies and businesses…

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Volunteer Marisa: “Volunteering gives me motivation and purpose”

Marisa, a volunteer in METAdrasi’s educational programme in Chios…

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A day at the museum

A “journey” to the ancient Greek civilization enjoyed the students of the HELIOS…

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A beautiful initiative to clean up the beach of Kedros in Samos

The students and METAdrasi’s team in Samos participated in a beautiful initiative…

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Musical and theatrical experience for our students in Thessaloniki

A blend of authentic music and theatre filled METAdrasi’s Homework…

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International Day of Sport: Basketball event for 40 children of “Together in Sport – Phase II”

On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace…

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METAdrasi’s “school” in Kos has reopened its doors

Greek lessons for adults have started again at the Closed Facility of Kos…

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Mini Lexicons in 8 languages: an essential tool for basic communication

Daily communication made easier with the “Mini Lexicons for Basic Communication”…

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ANNOUNCEMENT – March 29, 2024

ANNOUNCEMENT
29/03/2024

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A highlight of the parade

Full of pride, 11-year-old A. from Syria, joined her classmates at the parade…

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Abdul Koroma: From the camp of Chios to the kitchen of Christoforos Peskias

Abdul arrived in Chios in March 2022, as an unaccompanied minor…

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Walk against discrimination

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination…

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Honouring the people who support METAdrasi

Following the tradition started in 2019 of awarding team members…

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Together in sport and against racism!

On the International Day against Racism, children sent their own message…

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A visit to the National Museum of Contemporary Art

The teenage students of METAdrasi’s Homework & Creative Activities Center…

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Activity 18+: Supporting the future of former unaccompanied children

PRESS RELEASE
March 13, 2024

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METAdrasi joins the succesful Job Fair in Lesvos

More than 450 refugees and asylum seekers participated in the Job Fair…

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METAdrasi meets the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Ritsona

The President of METAdrasi Lora Pappa welcomed UN High Commissioner…

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Teaching Greek in the accommodation facilities of Northern Greece

Every morning at exactly 9 o’clock, the bell rings in the facilities of Diavata, Vagiochori..

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In the old castle of Samos

An inspiring stroll in history for the unaccompanied girls in Samos…

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Learning with METAdrasi Cyprus

A few days ago, the Education & Integration Department began…

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Fifth round of free training for refugees and migrants with prospects of employment as personal assistants for persons with disabilities

In order to facilitate the access of the refugee and migrant population to…

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We are all superheroes!

What if disabilities could be turned into superpowers?

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Bridging Worlds – Bridging Civilizations

In the framework of the project “Together in Sport – Phase II” METAdrasi joined….

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First aid training for young refugees

An essential first aid training was attended by unaccompanied young individuals…

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“Road to Integration”

Learning to drive towards… integration

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An exciting experience for our students at Thessaloniki Photobiennale

On the occasion of the Thessaloniki Photobiennale exhibition, METAdrasi’s…

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Interpreters in refugee camps and asylum procedures unpaid for eight months

Press Release
January 15, 2024

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Our students celebrated the arrival of the New Year

Wishes for a Happy and Peaceful New Year were heard in many different languages…

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METAdrasi Stories 2023

Refugees and migrants tell us about their dreams and how…

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Best wishes from METAdrasi!

Happy New Year!

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16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

METAdrasi supported the annual international campaign…

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A small but important step by the Ministry of Migration and Asylum

METAdrasi welcomes the decision of the Ministry of Migration and Asylum…

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Another outstanding achievement for our students participating in the citizenship exams

Sucees for METAdrasi’s students who participated in the citizenship exams…

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“Together in Sport” kicks-off again!

Press Release
December 12, 2023

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Interesting seminars by Stepping Stone for the month of November

Engaging seminars and training sessions took place in Athens and Thessaloniki…

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Lora Pappa Opinion Piece in “Kathimerini”: a viable solution for job vacancies

Read the full opinion article of Lora Pappa, President of METAdrasi, in newspaper “K”…

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“We have a home of our own and people to support us”

The Programme has provided safe shelter and protection to over…

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“Together in Sport” kicks off again!

“Together in Sport” is a breakthrough project, about to take action once again…

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Fourth round of free training for refugees and migrants with prospects of employment as personal assistants for persons with disabilities

In order to facilitate the access of the refugee and migrant population to…

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Volunteer Evangelos: “Volunteerism is for me an equally valuable act of solidarity, not charity”

Evangelos, a volunteer at METAdrasi’s Accommodation Centre…

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The interpretation programme in schools continues

Another school year continues with METAdrasi’s certified interpreters…

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Do you have a business idea and you don’t know how to bring it to life?

Apply to Ready4Business, the Entrepreneurship Program for refugees…

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Inspiring Children!

“Inspiring Children” is a new initiative of METAdrasi that recently kicked off…

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METAdrasi in the Authentic Marathon of Athens

METAdrasi participated in this year’s Authenitic Athens Marathon…

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METAdrasi offers courses for the Greek citizenship exams

The new cycle of Preparatory Courses for the Acquisition of Greek Citizenship…

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Academic Guidance Counselling: a young girl makes her dream for studying come true

A.S., a young woman from Egypt, fulfills her dreams for studying…

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Talking about Peace

An open discussion on the invaluable importance of Peace, was held at…

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“My life has changed!” – The educational experience at METAdrasi through the eyes of a child

At METAdrasi’s education centre Nadia attends classes…

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METAdrasi obliged to severe cuts in interpretation services due to prolonged payment delays by Ministry of Migration and Asylum

Press Release
October 30, 2023

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Learning Greek in Ritsona

Greek language classes have been running at Ritsona’s site for adults…

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Inauguration of METAdrasi Cyprus

Press Release
October 26, 2023

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Childcare Assistants Programme: 30 beneficiaries complete their training

Thirty women of refugee and migrant origin who participated in the…

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Teaching the teachers on the Akelius platform

A workshop on the educational capabilities of the Akelius platform was organized…

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METAdrasi’s School: refugees and migrants study Greek to pave the way for a new beginning

METAdrasi Stories: Another day at METAdrasi’s classrooms has…

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METAdrasi Cyprus: For the first time, a Greek Non-Governmental Organization ventures beyond the country’s borders.

ANNOUNCEMENT
October 11, 2023

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Job counselling on the prospects of wine making

A two-day workshop on vine cultivation and wine production…

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Volunteer Ellie: “Satisfaction is found in contributing to something important” 

Ellie, a volunteer of METAdrasi in Thessaloniki, talks about her…

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World Teachers’ Day

We thank our teachers for their work and commitment, their willpower and love…

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A visit to the National Museum of Contemporary Art

Students form METAdrasi’s educational centre visited the National Museum…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek…

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“Here they help me with everything. I love all the teachers!”

Minhaj comes every day to the Organization’s Educational…

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Third round of free training for refugees and migrants with prospects of employment as personal assistants for persons with disabilities

A new “Personal assistants for persons with disabilities” education programme starts…

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Exploring the professional perspectives of agriculture

Young refugees and asylum seekers from Lesvos had the opportunity to explore…

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Your Rights, are always with you

“Your Rights, are always with you” is a storytelling and crafts handbook…

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Standing by the flood victims

METAdrasi stands by the flood victims, delivering food and bottled water…

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Ready4Business: supporting Abdi’s new business idea

Abdiwahid, a recognized refugee from Somalia, wants to start his own business…

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Transit Accommodation Facilities for Unaccompanied Children in Chios and Samos: Challenges and Good Practices

Press Release
September 18, 2023

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A bright new start with study grants for two beneficiaries Of METAdrasi

Through the Academic Counselling programme of “Stepping Stone”…

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Interpreter’s Training Seminar

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek and…

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Once Acre Farm receives the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Humanitarian Prize for 2023

METAdrasi welcomes One Acre Fund to the community of organizations…

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METAdrasi Stories – Facinet Sylla: “I love people and I want to help those in need”

My job is important because I help people. I am building a new life here in Greece…

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Interpreters’ Training Seminar

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek and one…

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Lending a helping hand to firefighters and volunteers in Evros

METAdrasi continues its in-kind support to firefighters and volunteers in Evros…

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Summer computer courses by our volunteers in Lesvos and Athens

Computer courses for our young students in Lesvos and Athens…

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Supporting firefighters and volunteers in Parnitha and Evros

METAdrasi continues its supportive action alongside firefighters and volunteers…

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Interpreters’ Training Seminar

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek and one…

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Supporting firefighters and volunteers in the wildfire of Fyli

METAdrasi was at the side of the firefighters and the volunteers operating in the Municipality of Fyli…

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A Summer visit at the National Gallery

Students of the HELIOS Programme visited the National Gallery in Athens…

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When education blends with tradition

Beneficiaries of the “Stepping Stone” Educational Integration Programme…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek and one…

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“Together for Children” makes a significant contribution to METAdrasi

METAdrasi welcomed a significant contribution by “Together for Children”…

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“Musical Escapades” from refugee children and teens in Chios

Children and teen refugees presented the concert “Musical Escapades”…

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The Minister of Migration and Asylum visits the Accommodation Facility of METAdrasi in Chios

The Minister of Migration & Asylum at the Facility of METAdrasi in Chios…

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Artistic creations of young refugees in Kalamata

Unique ceramic creations by young teenage refugees in Kalamata…

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Completion of the 2nd cycle of the Training for Childcare and Care of Infants

Refugee women complete the 2nd cycle of training for child and infant care…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek and one…

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A unique basketball experience

The magic of sports that connects people in a unique way…

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Our young students at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Refugee students of ancient Greek language participated in an original…

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Imagination, creativity, ecology!

The most imaginative, not to mention eco-friendly way…

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Job Fair for Refugees in Thessaloniki

A very successful Job Fair took place in Thessaloniki…

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“Half boy – Half girl”

What could be more imaginative, than to present the complementarity of…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in…

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The students of the HELIOS project celebrated the completion of their studies

After six months of intensive studies at the Integration Learning Center…

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The unaccompanied children clean a beach in Chios

A note-worthy cleaning action on the beach of the Chios Nautical…

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Preparation courses for the acquisition of long-term resident status

METAdrasi organizes preparation courses for the Greek language, history and…

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Professional Preparation Seminar from METAdrasi’s employment counselors

Responding to the great need of refugees to integrate into the Greek labour…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek…

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A visit to the National Garden of Athens for the students of the Integration Learning Center

The students of the Integration Learning Center that METAdrasi…

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The unaccompanied children of our Samos shelter created the most beautiful jewels

Our children at the Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos decided to delve…

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World Refugee Day 2023

The number of refugees worldwide surpassed 108 million at the end of…

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The provision of interpretation in the refugee camps has recommenced!

Last week and after a five-month wait for the signing of the agreement with…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek…

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METAdrasi Stories – Ali Sina: “I had never seen the sea. Now I will sail and become a captain.”

The bridge of the ship looks like a spaceship. Everywhere there are…

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Interpretation for Education: a 10-year-old boy integrates into the Greek school

A few days after the school year started, we were called by an elementary…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek…

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The “Home of METAdrasi” in Chios

The “Home of METAdrasi” in Chios was filled with words and colours that…

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A visit to the Acropolis Museum for the students of METAdrasi’s Integration Learning Center

The students of the Integration Learning Center that METAdrasi operates…

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Identification & Certification of Victims of Torture: online training for staff members of the Greek Asylum Service

One more online training seminar in the framework of the activity “Hope and…

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The students of our educational center in Lesvos learn about the marine ecosystem

Our young students who attend classes at our educational center in Lesvos…

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Article by EfSyn: When refugees make their dream come true

Irina, a refugee from Ukraine, wants to open her own salad bar in…

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Our young students of the Homework and Creative Activities Centre are the stars of robotics!

The 1st place in the national competition for primary school students…

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“I love you mom! I miss you!”

Yesterday had been a very emotional Mother’s Day for the unaccompanied…

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Two therapy dogs visit our education center

A very different visit took place this time at our Homework and Creative…

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“Together in Sport”: Conclusion of a successful project

ithin two years, more than 9,000 children participated in activities held in…

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Volunteer Vaios: “If I could describe my volunteering experience in one sentence I would say it is one of the best moments of my week”

Vaios, METAdrasi’s volunteer mathematics teacher, talks about his…

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More than 400 refugees and asylum seekers participated in the three Job Fairs held in Kos, Samos and Lesvos

M. and A., refugees from Sudan, participated in the Job Fair held in…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and/or in Greek…

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The dormitory of METAdrasi: Sheltering homeless refugee children and women from the Ukraine

At the end of April 2023, METAdrasi’s Dormitory completed two years…

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Big success for our students of the preparatory courses for the acquisition of Greek citizenship exams

I feel very happy to have passed the exams. The lessons helped me a lot…

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A former unaccompanied minor visited our Accommodation Facility in Chios

A former guest of METAdrasi visited our Facility in Chios in order to share…

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Stepping Stone: Entrepreneurship Counselling – 2nd Cycle

METAdrasi is launching the second cycle of the “Entrepreneurship Counselling” project…

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METAdrasi at the first Athens Civil Society Festival

METAdrasi actively participated in the first Athens Civil Society Festival, the…

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Creative activities at METAdrasi’s Mother and Child Spaces

“The world is three days long. Yesterday is gone and it will not return. We live in…

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The loveliest meeting at our Educational Center in Athens

The loveliest meeting took place yesterday outside our Homework and Creative…

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Completion of the 1st training cycle for refugees and migrants as personal assistants for PwD

“When I came to Greece I was lucky to find people who reached out to me and…

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Visit to a shelter for stray dogs in Samos on the occasion of World Stray Animals Day

The unaccompanied children of the Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Αttend METAdrasi’s Interpreters Training Seminar, free of charge…

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Annual meeting of METAdrasi’s Scholarship Project

The annual meeting of METAdrasi’s scholarship project took place…

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Road to Integration: Free driving lessons

METAdrasi is launching the “Road to Integration” pilot programme, which…

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Active involvement of METAdrasi in the ‘WELCOME 2023’ Career Days

With great success, the “WELCOME 2023” Career Days event, took place at…

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Educational activities on the occasion of the World Poetry Day

On the occasion of the World Poetry Day, students at METAdrasi’s Homework…

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We have conducted more than 2,175,000 interpreting sessions and we keep going strong

METAdrasi becomes again the only organization in Greece that will…

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Successful completion of one more “Identification and Management of Torture Victims’ Cases” training seminar

Last week one more training seminar entitled “Identification and…

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Our unaccompanied children in Samos learn about the Greek Independence Day

On the occasion of the 25th of March, our unaccompanied children…

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“In the classroom we become children ourselves”

15 women of refugee and migrant origin attend the four-month nursery…

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Former unaccompanied minors “show the way” to other unaccompanied minors

The girls residing at METAdrasi’s Supported Independent Living apartment…

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METAdrasi at the Walk against Racism 2023

Today, International Day for the Elimination of Racial…

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Our team at the Athens Half Marathon 2023

METAdrasi’s runners were among the 19,000 runners who “flooded” the…

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INTERPRETERS’ TRAINING SEMINAR

Call for applications for persons who are fluent in English and in Greek…

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A special day in the magical world of “Paramythonia”

Our young students at the Child Friendly Space at METAdrasi’s Educational…

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Educational session on the occasion of the International Women’s Day

The girls of the Transit Accommodation Facility for Unaccompanied Minors…

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March 8: Visit to the Archaeological Museum of Samos

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day on March 8th…

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Second round of free training for refugees and migrants with prospects of employment as personal assistants for persons with disabilities

In order to facilitate the access of the refugee and migrant population…

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Second round of free training for refugees and migrants with employment prospects in the field of care of infants and young children

METAdrasi, in cooperation with the UNHCR, launches a new education and training…

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Searching for the Pythagorean Cup

Our unaccompanied children in Samos departed in great secrecy for…

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Volunteer Michaela: “Through my volunteering as a member of the escorting missions team, I have gained important skills and values that will stay with me forever”

Michaela, METAdrasi’s volunteer in the activity Escorting Missions for…

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Reflecting on war and peace

Freedom, equality, dignity and education are just some of the advantages of…

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Moses Elisaf, we will miss you!

An exceptional mayor, a sensitive, humble and approachable man who…

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“Kalamata is my home now!”

A few days ago, the wedding of our first former unaccompanied child who…

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Support of students and their parents by METAdrasi’s psychosocial team

There have been many cases of students and parents attending classes at the…

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Vassilopita cutting for 2023 at METAdrasi’s offices

After two years of pandemic, we finally had our “vassilopita” celebration! We all met…

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For the earthquake-affected people of Turkey and Syria

Responding immediately to the call of the Municipality of Athens, METAdrasi…

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Athens News Agency on the training programme for refugees and migrants in the field of care for infants and young children

They are trying to make their dream come true through a training programme…

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Our unaccompanied children share tastes of their homeland in e-cookbook

Tastes and smells of their homeland were brought by the unaccompanied…

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METAdrasi’s unaccompanied children participated in an international virtual exhibition

Unaccompanied children who have been supported by METAdrasi’s Supported…

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A unique art exhibition by our young students in Athens

The young students of METAdrasi’s Educational Center in Athens…

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Olive Harvest by the children of our Accommodation Facility in Samos

With bags in their hands, the unaccompanied children our…

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Remedial classes inspire our students

Dozens of children, aged between 6-18 years old, attend daily the remedial…

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A unique experience in Chios’ Christmas Village for the children of our Accommodation Facility

The unaccompanied children of our Facility in Chios had a unique experience…

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First Aid training seminar

Beneficiaries of the programme “Training for Refugees and Migrants…

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Our educational teams hosted a celebration for young and old alike

A few days before the end of the year, METAdrasi’s educational teams in…

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A special activity for our students in Lesvos

As Christmas is approaching, our young students at METAdrasi’s educational…

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Fire Safety Training in Chios

The Fire Service of Chios welcomed the unaccompanied children of our…

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Event “Hope and Memory: Identification and Certification of Victims of Torture”

Press Release
December 19, 2022

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efood provides meals to METAdrasi’s dormitory

In the face of such a serious issue as homelessness, efood continues to…

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“Supporting Refugee and Migrant Entrepreneurship” information session

On Monday, November 28, an information session on “Supporting Refugee and…

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World Volunteer Day 2022

On the occasion of the World Volunteer Day, we say a huge ‘thank you’ to…

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Visit of the Swiss Ambassador in Athens to a Supported Independent Living apartment

It was with great pleasure that we received the visit of the Swiss Ambassador in…

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The unaccompanied children of our accommodation facility in Chios admire the mastic trees

The unaccompanied children of our shelter in Chios had the opportunity to…

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“Together in Sport” – Signing of MoU with the Municipality of Drama

“Together in Sport”, a unique project that has given the opportunity to more…

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Free training for refugees and migrants with prospects of employment as personal assistants for persons with disabilities

In order to facilitate the access of the refugee and migrant population…

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Volunteer Marianthi: “The experiences I have from volunteering are interesting and positive, so I look at them as a whole”

Marianthi, METAdrasi’s volunteer in the activity “Identification and Certification…

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Stepping Stone: Entrepreneurship counselling

METAdrasi and NOSTOS are joining forces…

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The unaccompanied children of our shelters proudly participating in the parade!

With great pride, the unaccompanied children of the Transit Accommodation…

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Mother and Child Spaces: here mothers are free to express their feelings, concerns and even their fears

On the occasion of the “women’s revolution” in Iran following the…

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Free training for refugees and migrants with employment prospects in the field of care of infants and young children

METAdrasi, in cooperation with the UNHCR, launches a new education and training…

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Preparatory courses for the acquisition of Greek citizenship exams

The courses helped me a lot in the difficult process of acquiring the Greek…

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A lesson in honesty from an unaccompanied child!

A special commendation for his ethics and honesty was awarded today to an…

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Interpretation for education: when an interpreter helps a little girl speak her first words in Greek

With the start of the school year, METAdrasi’s interpreters are…

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Coastline cleaning by the children of our Accommodation Facility in Chios

The unaccompanied children of our accommodation facility in Chios…

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World Teachers’ Day 2022

In 1994, UNESCO established the 5th of October as World Teachers’ Day to…

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Announcement 3/10/2022

Last week, METAdrasi was officially informed about the non-renewal of the…

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Unaccompanied children of our shelter in Samos enjoying the last moments of summer weather

Early Sunday morning, the alarm clocks started ringing at METAdrasi’s Transit…

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FREE CARPENTRY COURSES FOR REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

METAdrasi starts an intensive carpentry training program for refugees and…

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First day at school

Early in the morning the children of our shelters arrived at the school…

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Visit to the Olympic Museum of Thessaloniki for the young students of our education centre

Once again, the help of our volunteers proved invaluable! With their assistance…

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“Life is short, so we must never forget to smile and say thank you for the things that we have”

These words acquire an extra weight when they are said by a small unaccompanied…

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Volunteer Roula: Transforming the Greek language course into a “stepping stone” to integration for refugees and migrants

Volunteer teacher, Roula, talks about her experience…

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Completion of the first courses for the members of “Ukrainian Women in Greece”

With great success, emotion and enthusiasm, the first courses for the…

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The loss of a valuable member of the METAdrasi family

Unfortunately, last Friday we suddenly lost a valuable member of the METAdrasi…

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Scouts from Patras visit our Accommodation Facility in Chios!

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed the scouts of the 3rd Scout…

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Norwegian Refugee Council wins 2022 Hilton Humanitarian Prize

This year, we welcome the Norwegian Refugee Council into the Hilton Prize…

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“Together in Sport”- Bringing all the children together!

Through sport children repeatedly prove that they do not make any discrimination…

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Enrollments have started: METAdrasi classes for children and adults

Enrollements for METAdrasi’s classes for adults and minors have started…

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The little creations of the unaccompanied children of our Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos

The unaccompanied children of our Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos had…

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Unique constructions in our education centre in the Mavrovouni camp

A real transformation took place in our education centre in the Mavrovouni…

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“Together in Sport” events on the occasion of World Refugee Day and Olympic Day 2022

As part of the “Together in Sport” project, and on the occasion of World…

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Come to the volunteer team of CoLab!

We do what’s best for us, when doing something for…

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Stepping Stone: helping refugees and migrants integrate to the job market in the midst of a crisis of lack of human resources

Press Release
July 13, 2022

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The example of a giving person

Grandma Maria was a giving person throughout her life. Even near the…

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The unaccompanied children of METAdrasi’s Accommodation Facility in Chios celebrate the World Refugee Day

The unaccompanied children of METAdrasi’s Accommodation Facility in…

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The Ambassador of Ukraine to Greece visits the offices of METAdrasi

On Monday, June 27, the Ambassador of Ukraine to Greece, Mr. Sergii Shutenko…

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The case of Cisse from Guinea

Cisse, from Guinea, arrived in Greece in October 2019 as an unaccompanied…

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World Refugee Day 2022

In 2015 the number of people displaced reached 60 million for the first time…

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A 5 years old boy gets “transformed” thanks to interpretation

“They invited me to a kindergarten in Athens. There, a 5 years old boy from…

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How a small piece of land can bring so much happiness to unaccompanied children!

No one could imagine what would follow when a field owner next to our…

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Turning a supermarket visit into language lesson!

METAdrasi’s educational team in Lesvos together with the adult refugee…

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Basketball event for the children in Kavala

150 children from sports clubs and schools of the city, together with…

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Greek language courses for the adult residents in the refugee camp of Kos have started

The enthusiasm of the adult residents in the refugee camp of Kos was obvious…

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CoLab: the first training of teachers

Given the importance of learning the Greek language, but also the value of…

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Together in Sport: football activity in Ioannina

Patrick* is 15 years old and comes from an African country. He arrived in Greece…

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The children of our Accommodation Facility for in Samos show their talent in photography

The children of METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facility for…

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“Together in Sport” in Drama: We play sports together, with mutual respect

Press Release
May 19, 2022

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TOGETHER IN SPORT – MARCH-APRIL 2022

Read about the “Together in Sport” events that took place in March-April 2022…

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Τhe unaccompanied children transform our Accommodation Facility in Samos, into a house of flowers

Τhe unaccompanied children decided to transform our Transit Accommodation…

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“When will the war end?”

The war in Ukraine could not leave unaffected our children in the Transit…

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In Moldova: the importance of supporting local organizations

While the spotlight is on Poland where hundreds of international NGOs…

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“Listen to our needs, fears, hopes and dreams!”

Press Release
April 18, 2022

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“Together in Sport”: celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

On the occasion of the celebration of the International Day of Sport for…

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European conference: Integration for Unaccompanied Minors – Α multidimensional approach by PROUD project

Press Release
April 11, 2022

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Together in Sport – A new gym park for the city of Ioannina

The creation of a new, outdoor and fully equipped gym park became a…

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“I can do this”: Career Day for Refugee Women organized by METAdrasi

The Career Day event, organized by METAdrasi, as part of the integration…

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Support Ukrainians in Greece

In the context of the refugee crisis on European territory, where millions…

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A special visit in METAdrasi’s accommodation facility in Chios

On the Greek Independence Day of the 25th of March, we received a special…

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“Torture Victims: From detection to protection”: Historical context, practice and suggestions for improving the protection of torture victims in Greece

The purpose of this report is not only to pinpoint the problematic legal…

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METAdrasi delivers humanitarian aid items to shared to Ukranian refugees

When a former interpreter of METAdrasi contacted us on behalf of the…

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Educational trips for refugees and migrants within the framework of the HELIOS project

Between January 2020 and December 2021, a number of educational trips and…

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CoLab: supporting Community Centers & Organizations that provide Greek language courses

Since January 2022, METAdrasi supports Community Centers & Organizations that…

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The unaccompanied children of our Samos shelter get in touch with the special natural beauty of the island

The children of our Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos had the opportunity to…

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Volunteer Anna: “Every week, I catch myself looking forward to the day I will go to METAdrasi”

METAdrasi volunteer, Anna, talks about her experience at the Mother and Child…

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The unaccompanied children of our Chios shelter plant trees!

The destruction of our planet may no longer be reversible. However, we must…

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The Scholarship project

The Scholarship project was initiated in April 2021 in order to bridge the gap…

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One more dark day for humanity

The common perception about refugees is that they are people coming from…

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MEGA STORIES present stories that capture the drama of refugees

Riswana lost her parents and siblings in the Aegean Sea, in the biggest…

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International Day of Education 2022

The snow may have forced us to postpone our planned activities for the International…

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“Together in Sport” in Ioannina: discovering the secrets of running

Against the background of the snowy mountains, refugee children who…

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The girls of theTransit Accommodation Facility in Samos get inspired by Malala

The older girls of METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facility for…

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Children Friendly Spaces set up by METAdrasi in Athens and Thessaloniki

How can refugee parents with small children stand on their own two feet…

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Volunteer Evi: offering solace and a balm to the soul of precious people

METAdrasi volunteer, Evi Manola, talks about her experience…

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METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facilities: the sole safe refuge for unaccompanied children in Samos and Chios

Press Release
January 20, 2022

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Students from DIKEMES/College Year in Athens participating in the preparation of humanitarian aid

Winter has set in and the days are getting colder. The migration issue is no longer…

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Article by in.gr on a Greek family fostering an unaccompanied child

A Greek family opens their home and heart to 8-year-old S. from Afghanistan…

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Xmas presents for the children of our shelters

Wide smiles brightened the faces of the children living in the Accommodation…

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Wishes for 2022

Season’s greetings from METAdrasi…

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The Educational Center of METADRASI opened its doors in Thessaloniki!

Aiming to support the children in their smooth integration in school..

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“Together in Sport”: Football practice for the children in Kavala

Dribbles, passes, goals and many smiles were in abundance during the training…

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Inadequate protection for the victims of torture: reception, identification and certification within the Greek institutional framework

Press Release
December 21, 2021

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International Migrants Day 2021

The estimated number of international migrants has increased over the past…

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Τhe accommodation facilities for unaccompanied children in Chios and Samos are getting ready for Xmas

While the Christmas clock is counting down, the accommodation facilities…

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Visit of the Deputy Minister of Labour and Social Affairs to the first dormitory for homeless children in Athens

On Friday, December 10, 2021, Domna Michailidou, Deputy Minister of Labour…

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Article by “Kathimerini”: From the Chios refugee camp to studying in Paris

Read the article published by Kathimerini, with Eric’s story, a teenager who…

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METAdrasi’s observations and suggestions on the new EU Pact on asylum and migration

The new EU Pact on asylum and migration, which is under negotiation…

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METAdrasi’s interpreters in Lesvos at the visit of Pope Francis to the Reception and Identification Center of Mavrovouni

Early Sunday morning, METAdrasi’s interpreters in Lesvos were ready for…

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On the occasion of International Volunteer Day, Lora Pappa remembers an unexpected encounter

On the occasion of International Volunteer Day, the president of METAdrasi…

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METAdrasi starts classes for adult refugees in Chios and in Lesvos

It is with great pleasure that we witness adult refugees finally being able to…

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The results from the operation of the METAdrasi helpdesk and the new Joint Ministerial Decision

Press Release
November 25, 2021

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Celebrating Halloween in the Samos shelter

Preparations for the celebration of Halloween in METAdrasi’s Transit…

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Our Homeland in 2040 – A film created by the Committee “Greece 2021”

Ten (10) young refugees, aged 15-20, some of which participate in METAdrasi’s…

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Giving Tuesday

On the occasion of Giving Tuesday, the biggest global day dedicated to solidarity

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Relocation form Greece – Joint NGO briefing paper

As of August 2021, an estimated 2,738 unaccompanied children remained…

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A member of METAdrasi’s team of escorting missions describes his experience escorting a 16-year-old boy

Bahiri* is “familiar” to METAdrasi’s team of escorting missions. In less than a year…

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Homework and Creative Activities Centers in Athens and in Thessaloniki

In order for all children to have access to knowledge and especially to fill the…

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“Together in Sport” project: a special sports event for the Unaccompanied minors in Ioannina

14 unaccompanied minors had the opportunity to enjoy a special sports…

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The unaccompanied children of the Chios shelter learn about the importance of a healthy diet

On the occasion of the World Food Day, METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation…

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JOB CLUB – Helping refugees and migrants integrate into the labour market

Within the framework of METAdrasi’s Stepping Stone program…

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Interpreting for survivors of gender-based violence

The METAdrasi team of specially trained interpreters supports women, as well as…

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Visiting the “Center of the Earth”

The homeless children that are hosted in the Dormitory and are supported by…

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A clean towel

It was the first days since the Dormitory for the homeless children of Athens…

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Free training of refugees and migrants as support and care staff for people with cerebral palsy and mobility disabilities

METAdrasi in collaboration with Cerebral Palsy Greece/Open Door, launches…

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World Teachers’ Day 2021

On the occasion of World Teachers’ Day, we warmly thank all our Teachers…

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Τhe United States Ambassador to Greece, Geoffrey R. Pyatt, visits METAdrasi’s Dormitory

METAdrasi welcomed at the Dormitory for Unaccompanied Children in Athens…

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The unaccompanied children of METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos enjoy the shadow theater

The unaccompanied children of METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation…

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The Multilingual Support Guide ENTAXEI, a “tool” specially designed for the teachers of refugee and migrant children

The new school year has begun and the need for teachers to communicate with…

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September 21, 2021 – International Day of Peace

Like the unaccompanied child who made this drawing, we hope for a better…

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Thousands of unaccompanied children left without representation

Press Release
September 15, 2021

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METAdrasi’s interpreters read children’s book

When we were growing up, we did not have people reading to us fairy tales…

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Back to school

The unaccompanied children hosted in our Accommodation Facilities in Samos…

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Special website for the identification and certification of victims of torture programme

METAdrasi announces the launch of a special website for the identification and…

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Thinking about the people of Afghanistan

These days, watching the news about the events taking place in Afghanistan…

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METAdrasi’s specialized helpdesk service: Helping refugees and migrants have equal access to Covid-19 vaccination

Press Release
August 23, 2021

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“Together in Sport”: a visit to the Athens Olympic Museum

On Friday, August 13, and on the occasion of the 17th anniversary since the opening…

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Lora Pappa speaks on the occasion of the Greek Revolution of 1821

Bodossaki Foundation, in the context of the special events dedicated to the 200 years…

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By the side of the Firefighters

In emergencies, such as the recent devastating wildfires, the immediate…

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We welcome CAMFED into the Hilton Prize Laureate community

This year, we welcome CAMFED into the Hilton Prize Laureate community…

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A touching gesture by the unaccompanied children of METADrasi’s Chios shelter

“What can we do to help?” the unaccompanied children of our Transit…

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The unaccompanied children of METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facility in Chios welcomed little Amal

The unaccompanied children of METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation…

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A chain of solidarity for the people affected by the fires

METAdrasi’s team, realizing the enormous needs caused by the catastrophic…

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METAdrasi’s interpreters in the Ristona camp following the wildfires in the region of Attica

For three consecutive days and at the request of the National Public Health…

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Young and adult students visit the National Museum of Contemporary Art and the ΠΟΙΩ lab

For another year we make good use of the summer time to bring our students…

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“Money”: an unaccompanied minor΄s first attempt as a writer

One of the older children living in the Transit..

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Visit of Mr. Frank Franke, President and CEO of WINGS OF HELP, to reinforce the cooperation with METAdrasi

On Tuesday 13, July 2021, the President of..

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This summer, unaccompanied minors play beach volley!

The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games almost coincided

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Manual “Identifying Survivors of Torture”, by I. Babasika

The manual «Identifying survivors of torture, A guide for training…

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The first crop for the little farmers of the Transit Accommodatoon Facility in Samos is a fact!

Our little farmers of the Transit Accommodation Facility for…

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The stories that give us strength to continue!

It was September 2020 when three underage brothers from Afghanistan…

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Τhe Ambassador of Austria in Athens visits METAdrasi’s Dormitory

We warmly thank the Ambassador of Austria in Athens, Ms. Hermine Poppeller…

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This summer we go to school in Kaisariani!

METAdrasi’s summer educational programme “Step2School” continues…

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Former unaccompanied minors who have now become adults, made us proud of their success!

It all started with Majid who, after winning the first place at the…

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Celebrating World Bee Day in METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos

With a series of activities that lasted several days, the unaccompanied children…

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International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture and in the…

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THE 2ND DIGITAL EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE “IDENTIFICATION AND CERTIFICATION OF VICTIMS OF TORTURE” HAS BEEN CONCLUDED

The 2nd digital training seminar “Identification and Certification of Victims…

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UNICEF on METAdrasi’s Mother and Child Spaces

Marmar, a young mother from Syria, is waiting patiently with her child and her…

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METAdrasi’s classes in the area of Mavrovouni in Lesvos have started

With great enthusiasm, METAdrasi’s classes started in the area of Mavrovouni…

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Greece deems Turkey “safe”, but refugees are not

The substantive examination of asylum applications is the only safe…

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With great sadness we say goodbye to Vasso Alexopoulou, member of METAdrasi’s board of directors

With great sadness we say goodbye to Vasso Alexopoulou, member of…

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World Environment Day 2021

World Environment Day on Saturday 5 June and we were all present at the activities…

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Entering the labor market with the help of Stepping Stone Educational Integration Programme

“I love my job and I have excellent relationships with all my colleagues…

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From sponge harvesting to the long journey of refugees

Today, in Greek language class the adolescent students of METAdrasi’s…

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75 minors supported by METAdrasi’s activities got vaccinated thanks to the support of the Municipality of Athens

Seventy-five minors supported by METAdrasi’s activities – foster care…

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The Scholarships Project

METAdrasi launched a pioneering Scholarships project, in April 2021…

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Nobel Prize awaits us

Aiming to understand the basic principles of physics, the educators of the Transit…

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“Education and Volunteering: Motivations, Challenges & Benefits”

Since the founding of METAdrasi and until today, more than 1,110 volunteers have…

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Humanitarian aid missions in Andravida and in Lesvos

About 180 refugees arrived in Kalamata on Easter Sunday, after being found in a boat…

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News from the first days of operation of the Dormitory for homeless children

A few days before Easter, we received the visit of Mr. George Stamatis, Secretary…

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Celebrating Spring in the Accommodation Facility in Chios

The work table in METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facility for…

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“My Greek sisters”

Already from the first time she visited the Mother and Child Space, during her…

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During the interpreter’s break

It is an ordinary day for our interpreters who help in the clinic of the camp in…

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The first dormitory for children experiencing homelessness in Athens opens its doors

Press Release
April 22, 2021

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The little “cultivators” of the Samos accommodation facility

The unaccompanied children of the Transit Accommodation Facility in Samos decided…

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METAdrasi helps the Children’s Hospital through blood donation

Press Release
April 16, 2021

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“Give blood, save life!”

While the restrictive measures for the pandemic have resulted in a large…

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Successful completion of the first Parents-Teachers online meetings

In the second lockdown, everyone was ready; our team of the education…

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Strong message against racism by the Reception and Identification Center of Fylakio

The Reception and Identification Center of Fylakio in Orestiada sends a strong…

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“Together in Sport” – “Integration through sport” goes international

Together in Sport is the name of a new international project for unaccompanied…

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The aspiring musicians of our shelter in Chios

The unaccompanied children of the Transit Accommodation Facility in Chios…

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The 1st online training seminar on “Identification of Victims of Torture” by METAdrasi has been successfully completed

Press Release
March 30, 2021

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Joint Action for the creation of an initiative of organisations in relation to push-backs

Over the last years, the undersigned organisations have been receiving…

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When unaccompanied children celebrate the Greek national holiday

Today we celebrate the Greek revolution of 1821. We commemorate the struggle…

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When interpretation proves to be crucial in an incident at the hospital

A family of Kurds from Syria rushed into the emergencies of Thessaloniki’s…

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And the living room of our accommodation facility was “transformed” into a theatre! The name of the play: “The Four Candles”

A group of unaccompanied children in our Transit Accommodation Facility in Chios…

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“ALL CHILDREN HAVE THE RIGHT TO GO TO SCHOOL. DO NOT TAKE THAT AWAY FROM THEM”

OPEN LETTER
March 9, 2021

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The Embassy of France in Greece symbolically honours METAdrasi’s president, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day

METAdrasi’s team expresses its pride for the special honour that the Embassy of…

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VicTorious: The METAdrasi programme for the identification of victims of torture is being upgraded

Press Release
March 3, 2021

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Unaccompanied children of the Samos Accommodation Facility express themselves through painting

Following in the footsteps of pioneering 19th century painters who painted with…

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Suspension of Interpretation Services for the Asylum Service in Attendance of the Disbursement of the 3rd Tranche of the Overdue pre-financing payment

METAdrasi welcomes the response of the Secretary General of Migration…

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Family for Every Child on METAdrasi’s Supported Independent Living programme

Family for Every Child presents METAdrasi’s Supported Independent…

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A special escorting mission: Two little brothers travel to reunite with their mother

Two little brothers had to be transferred to Athens, from an accommodation…

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Collaboration with Al Madad Foundation for the provision of legal support for the family reunifications of unaccompanied minors

We are proud to announce our new collaboration with Al Madad Foundation…

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METAdrasi’s school bell rings again!

High school students returned to our non-formal education centre in…

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Sunday culinary meetings for the unaccompanied children of our Transit Accommodation Facility in Chios

The unaccompanied children of our Transit Accommodation Facility in Chios…

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The findings of the National Transparency Authority audit

Press Release
February 1, 2021

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Virtual event for the Transit Accommodation Facilities of Samos and Chios

Six months have passed since EEA Grants begun to support METAdrasi’s…

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Creating a “bridge” for the exchange of good practices, challenges and emotions

METAdrasi, trying to ensure access to education for everyone and especially…

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Struggle for survival in the cold

It’s not just our teams in the field making these thoughts. In METAdrasi…

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Schools reopening

The unaccompanied children of the Transit Accommodation Facilities in…

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“A window into the future” for the students of METAdrasi’s educational center in Chios

Acknowledging the immense importance of education and of learning…

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Welcoming 2021 with a hike on Hymettus mountain

On Saturday morning, like we now do every year, we welcomed 2021 with a…

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Wishes for 2021

Season’s greetings from METAdrasi…

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A beautiful surprise for the children of the Athens accommodation facility by the Embassy of Slovakia

A surprise awaited the unaccompanied children hosted at METAdrasi’s…

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The Hill School Christmas radio show

Every year the Hill School hosts an amazing Christmas festival with a bazar…

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An important step in the protection of the most vulnerable children: the unaccompanied ones!

Announcement
December 24, 2020

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Press release for the mentoring process of the PROUD project

Press Release
December 21, 2020

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Education continues at METAdrasi’s non-formal Education Center in Chios

The lockdown period we are going through is very difficult for the children…

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Christmas preparations in our shelter in Chios

The lockdown from one side, the children’s normal impatience from the…

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The lessons at METAdrasi’s HELIOS Integration Learning Center and the support of our students’ children continue online

The lessons at METAdrasi’s HELIOS Integration Learning Center continued…

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World Children’s Day 2020

On Friday, November 20, World Children’s Day, METAdrasi’s Education team…

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Enhancing Accessibility to Services for GBV Survivors in Greece through Interpretation

Physical and verbal abuse, rape, harassment, threats, bullying: Violence…

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The miracle of natures: A guide created by METAdrasi’s team in the Mother and Child Spaces

METAdrasi’s team in the Mother and Child Spaces at the Athens and Thessaloniki…

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A big thank you from METAdrasi

Within a year characterized by the difficult conditions created by the…

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Our children from the Transit Accommodation Facilities in Chios and Samos contribute to the protection of the environment on the occasion of the World Coast Day

Our children from the Transit Accommodation Facilities in Chios and…

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The PROUD project is now officially launched

Press Release
November 12, 2020

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Distance learning in the 2nd lockdown

The second lockdown is a reality. However, Greek language courses did not…

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A good morning and a smile for the children to feel safe and accepted

It’s been a month and a half since the arrival of 39 unaccompanied children…

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A visit of the Chios shelter at Mastichochoria: learning about the island’s history and culture

The unaccompanied children who stay in METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation…

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Majid wins gold medal at the 2020 Panhellenic Muay-Tai Championship

With great pride we admired Majid at the 2020 Panhellenic Muay-Tai…

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METAdrasi’s interpreters at the forefront

The phone rang. It was the hospital. We were summoned to do an urgent…

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“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

The virus of intolerance, like the virus of the pandemic, spreads everywhere…

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An excursion filled with love, laughter and happiness

Before it starts getting cold and the first rain starts falling, METAdrasi’s Transit…

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Protect dignity and human rights: call for solidarity gathering in support of PIKPA

Ccall for solidarity gathering in support of PIKPA on Wednesday, 14/10/2020…

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“I’m going to METAdrasi, they tell me there!”

After a difficult time, students of all ages have returned to the desks…

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METAdrasi’s President interview at the French radio RFI

METAdrasi’s president, Lora Pappa, interviewed at RFI in the aftermath of…

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Roundtable by METAdrasi for the activity Supported Independent Living

On September 29th- 30th, METAdrasi hosted the Belgian Organization…

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“We are not racist in Kamena Vourla”

Announcement
October 1, 2020

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Unaccompanied minors managed to assemble the first robot in the hotspot!

For the first time in several years, the unaccompanied children located in…

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ANNOUNCEMENT – Let’s all help the children “breathe”!

As the 39 unaccompanied minors staying temporarily in a hotel in Kamena Vourla…

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An adventurous escorting mission

An incredible adventure was awaiting our team of escorts when last Friday…

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Announcement: On the occasion of recent reports on the transfer of refugees in Kamena Vourla

On the occasion of recent reports on the reception of 100 refugees and…

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Welcoming the French Minister of State for European Affairs in our offices

On Saturday, the 19th of September, we had the honour of welcoming the French Minister…

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Urgent humanitarian aid mission from METAdrasi to Lesvos

While in Lesvos thousands of people spent another day on the streets…

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METAdrasi’s teams in Lesvos focus on supporting vulnerable groups

The last group of unaccompanied children from Moria left early this…

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Announcement: Emergency in Lesvos

Complete destruction of the camp in Moria. About 12,500 refugees…

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A wind of renewal and creativity in our Chios shelter

A wind of renewal and creativity prevails lately in METAdrasi’s Transit…

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Interpreting for a tragic incident

14-year-old A., from Afghanistan was hospitalized for a long time at the…

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From the protection mask against coronavirus to the mask of Agamemnon

In a container at the hotspot of Samos, unaccompanied children…

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Two very special stories on the sidelines of the signing of the Cooperation Agreement between METAdrasi and the Portuguese authorities

At the end of July, METAdrasi’s President visited Lisbon for the signing…

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The sea in our living room!

The unaccompanied children of the Transit Accommodation facility…

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Newspaper Kathimerini publishes an article on foster care for unaccompanied children

In the context of METAdrasi’s activity ′′Foster care for unaccompanied…

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METAdrasi signs a Cooperation Agreement with the competent body of the Portuguese Ministry of Integration and Migration

Press Release
August 6, 2020

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Theater time for the unaccompanied children living at the Samos shelter!

The unaccompanied children living at METAdrasi’s Transit…

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The children of Safe Area of Kos… in action!

During the pandemic, the daily life of the unaccompanied children who…

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METAdrasi supports the Portuguese government’s efforts for the reception and integration of 500 unaccompanied children

Portugal has pledged to receive 500 unaccompanied children from the…

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A sweet act of solidarity from the students of Georgiou-Zoi Elementary School

At the end of the school year, the students of the 6th grade of…

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A visit to the Archaeological Museum of Chios for the unaccompanied children of our shelter

The unaccompanied children residing at METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation…

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Visiting the “City of Robots”

A group of students from the Integration Learning Center of the…

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50 children smile full of hope for their future

Two special days that filled us with joy: Yesterday, twenty-five unaccompanied…

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Announcement

After a short period of suspension of the activity of Certification of Torture …

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A special football match

The unaccompanied children residing at METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation…

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25 unaccompanied children reunite with members of their families in Switzerland |The emotional separation of a foster family that took care of two unaccompanied siblings

Among the children that departed, there were two siblings, a boy and a girl…

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Refugee girl whose family drowned in Mediterranean deported from Sweden after turning 18

Yara lost her parents and siblings during the 2015 refugee crisis…

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METAdrasi’s President at the TV programme “Diavouleusis”

On Saturday, June 20, on the occasion of the World Refugee Day…

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World Refugee Day 2020 – Ary’s poem

We share with you the poem written by 16-year-old Ary from the hotspot…

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METAdrasi participates in the campaign “Childhood on the Move”

Today there is an unprecedented escalation of the phenomenon…

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Invaluable support for METAdrasi’s Transit Accommodation Facilities in Chios and Samos

EEA Grants Asylum and Migration programme for Greece is funding METAdrasi’s…

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Article of the European Think Tanks Group on what policymakers can learn from local action

Greece currently hosts about 120,000 refugees and asylum seekers…

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Humanitarian aid missions in Orestiada, Samos, Chios and Lesvos

Immediately after the lifting of the lockdown restrictions due to the pandemic…

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We stay safe! We return to METAdrasi!

On Monday, May 25, after two and a half months of absence from the classrooms…

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The European Court of Human Rights grants interim measures in favour of a family from Syria

A few days ago, METAdrasi’s team of lawyers had a significant success…

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A small touch of joy inside the sad camp of Samos by the unaccompanied children of the Safe Area

Despite the extremely difficult and many times inhumane living conditions…

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By joining forces, we accomplish a lot!

he organization Mission “ANTHROPOS” immediately responded to our call…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: 42,000 masks donated by METAdrasi to the Greek Ministry of Migration & Asylum

Being aware of the need to continue the appropriate precautionary measures…

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23 unaccompanied children reunite with members of their families in Switzerland

Today, we said goodbye to one of our children. Little Karim*, from METAdrasi’s…

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Eleni, one of our volunteers, makes masks for METAdrasi’s children

In April and while the strict measures of the lockdown against the pandemic…

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13 unaccompanied minors reunite with members of their family in Great Britain

After the relocations to Luxembourg and Germany, on Monday May 11…

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METAdrasi’s Mobile Street-Work Unit for Homeless UASC

More than 3,500 unaccompanied children live in precarious conditions…

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Covid-19: New instructions in 10 languages

METAdrasi translated in 9 languages useful information on the gradual…

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Le Temps on the recent relocations of unaccompanied minors to Luxembourg and Germany

Le Temps publishes an article by Jasmine Caye on the recent relocations of…

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We wish you a happy 1st of May with a very moving story

MΕΤΑdrasi wishes you all a happy 1st of May and shares with you a very…

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wellcome collection publish an article on METAdrasi’s activity Certification of Torture Victims

Dr Jules Montague writes an article on METAdrasi’s Certification of Torture…

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METAdrasi’s distance learning programmes

With the announcement of the suspension of all schools in the…

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Announcement regarding the repeated fires at the Reception and Identification Center in Samos