News

31Oct

The Swiss Confederation supports KSPM-ERP

The Integration Center for Migrant Workers- Ecumenical Refugee Program continues to provide assistance to refugees and asylum seekers in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Acknowledging the increased needs of asylum seekers and appreciating the long standing experience and work of KSPM-ERP, the Swiss Embassy has facilitated a funding agreement in order for our organization to continue providing legal and psycho-social assistance to seekers of international protection, focusing on vulnerable cases of family reunion claims under the...

18Oct

Delegation of the CCME and Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe to KSPM-ERP office

On Thursday the 18th of October, a delegation of the Churches’ Commission for Migrants in Europe and Diakonie Katastrophenhilfe paid a visit to the office of the Integration Centre for Migrant Workers – Ecumenical Refugee Program, located at 2 Varatasi Street, Athens. In the context of the visit, crucial issues concerning the state of the refugee problem were discussed and at the same time, an update took place in reference to the scope and the progress of implementation of the...

13Jul

Workshop 28.6.2018

The Integration Centre for Migrant Workers – Ecumenical Refugee Program organized very successfully its second workshop entitled “Working with the Asylum Systems: Experience and challenges”, which took place at the modern event venue “The Cube Athens” on Thursday the 28th of June. The Director of the Centre, Reverend Archimandrite Father Panteleimon Papasynefakis, delivered an opening greeting speech. Among other things, he stressed the significance of the Centre’s humanitarian work and the consistency that it has been demonstrating so far under...

22Jun

Announcement ERP

ANNOUNCEMENT On Tuesday the 31st of July 2018 the Program “Bringing families together 2018 – Legal counselling/ assistance for family reunification of Persons of Concern with Specific Needs” implemented by the Integration Center for Migrant Workers-Ecumenical Refugee Program of the Church of Greece (Center) and funded by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reaches its end. Regardless, our Center shall continue to provide aid to refugees and asylum seekers through the rest of its programs that it...

18Jun

Invitation Workshop 28.6.2018

The Integration Center for Migrant Workers- Ecumenical Refugee Program is organizing a workshop entitled “Working with asylum systems: Experience and Challenges“, which will take place on Thursday, June 28 2018, from 11:00 to 15:00 at “The Cube” (8 Klisovis str., Athens) Invitation and program will be sent to you soon. Working language: Greek Contact person: Andreas Spinos (2110129868) The workshop is organised in the framework of the project “Rebuild our Lives – Legal aid for refugees in Athens ”  implemented by KSPM-ERP in cooperation with Diakonie katastrophenhilfe.  

29May

Workshop 25.5.2018

Following the decision of its Steering Committee for increased openness, “Integration Centre for Migrant Workers-Ecumenical Refugee Program” organized its 1st workshop titled “The right to family Reunification: Emerging needs, emerging responses” on Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Athens Bar Association. The workshop was held in the framework of the project “Bringing families together 2018” implemented by KSPM-ERP in cooperation with UNHCR. In his opening speech, KSPM-ERP’s director, the Reverend Archimandrite f. Panteleimon Papasynefakis, expressed his hope that this event will...