Athens Pride 2018

Athens Pride is a wholly voluntary, nonprofit company operating under the Greek Civil Code since 2006. Its primary objective is the organization of the Athens Pride Annual Prize and the Pride Parade. In addition, Athens Pride holds cultural, social and political events during the year, either alone or in collaboration with other organizations.   The […]

Where is unemployment going?

In this blog article I would like to briefly present nine main reasons why young people can not successfully find work these days. Unemployment is one of the biggest problems of the present times and thus the graduation from university becomes a fearful dream to many young people. Greece has also experienced a significant growth […]

8th of April – the International Romani Day

The 8th of March, this year, means Easter day for the Orthodox church. But every year, since 1990, this day is marked as the International Romani Day, celebrating the Roma culture and calling for attention to issues related to this group of people. The date was created as a way to distinguish the first international […]

Week Against Racism

Ph: Ahmet Sahin In order to aware people about anti-racism campaign between 17-25 March, there will be many events related to the topic.We protest agaisnt all types of racism and xenophobia, support diversity by focusing on values which make our world more livable. This week initially referred to the brutal murder of anti-apartheid demonstrators, as […]

The International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Jewish Community of Thessaloniki

The 27th of January is not like any other day. It is a day to remember all of those who suffered, in any way or form, in the Holocaust which occurred during the second quarter of the 20th century. It is globally known as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, and was founded by the United […]

International Day of HIV

A vast amount of citizens in Thessaloniki and people from the suburbs attended the event against HIV and AIDS prevention every year. There is also one organised in Athens, Amsterdam and other European cities, as well as American. It proves to be a successful event as it’s raising awareness concerning HIV and AIDS issues. So […]

United Against Violence Towards Women

In 1999, the 25th of November was designated by the United Nations the «International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women». Did you know… Female gender accounts for 71% of human trafficking victims?  (UNODC ,2016) 125 million girls and women alive in 2015 had been subjected to female genital mutilation? (UN statistics) 35% of women […]

17th of November 1973 – The beginning of the end

Rememberance March – 17th November, Thessaloniki by: Lorenzo Sciuca In Greece, the 17th of November is a remarkable date. It recalls the Athens Polytechnic Uprising, in 1973, against the Military Dictatorship (1967-1974) – also known as the Military Junta, or the Regime of the Coronels – that the country had been submitted to for over […]

The Mobile Info Team: how to support refugees by informing them

The Greek refugees crisis of 2015 sharped the creativity of hundreds of volunteers all around the world to find new ways of helping who was escaping from war, violence and poverty. A shelter and a hot meal were not the only things that refugees had to struggle for once arrived in Greece. The lack of […]