Category: PRESS RELEASE

U-Report GR and WeFor join forces to raise awareness around the climate crisis

UNICEF’s platform for the promotion of youth participation, U-Report Greece, and the youth-led organization WeFor, join forces to highlight the views of young people on climate change and amplify their voices ahead of the 27 UN Climate Conference. ATHENS, JULY 25, 2022: The consequences of climate change on children and young people is the topic […]

What do young people think about diversity and inclusion of refugees?

On the occasion of the international festival Refugee Week Greece 2022 and its theme around healing, young people from all over Greece shared their views on cultural diversity, social inclusion of refugees and migrants and the mutual care of these popu- lations through their communities. The poll entitled "Healing through Inclusion" was conducted through U-Report [...]

The Municipality of Eastern Samos welcomes U-Report at the historic City Hall of Vathi for the completion of the first poll

U-Report, UNICEF's global platform for the promotion of youth participation in public life, traveled to the Municipality of Eastern Samos and was presented to local students. Athens, May 10, 2022: UNICEF Greece Country Office and the Network for Children’s Rights, in collaboration with the Municipality of Eastern Samos, organized an event at the City Hall [...]

One year after the Moria fire: Few lessons learned as Greece expands barriers to refugees’ protection

Forty five (45) NGOs and civil society groups have today released a report urging the European Union and Greek government to abandon plans to dramatically restrict the movement of people in refugee camps in Greece. With financial and technical support from the European Commission, authorities in Greece are constructing fences and concrete walls around dozens […]

PR | 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, the Greek State designates Turkey as a “safe third country” for families, men, women and children of five nationalities2 seeking international protection in Greece. It is noted […]