News

07Feb

Visit of MEPs to the offices of our “Center”

MEPs Mrs Michaela Šojdrová (Czech Republic) and Mrs Julie Girling (Great Britain) visited today February 7 2019, the offices of our Center at the Holy Synod Palace. The Very Reverend Archimandrite Panteleimon Papasinefakis, Director of the “Center” welcomed the members of the European Parliament and together with his colleagues, had the opportunity to inform them about the work being done and the major challenges of the refugee issue. The MEPs wanted to be particularly informed about issues concerning unaccompanied minors...

31Jan

Cut of the New Year’s cake

On Thursday, January 31, we cut the New Year’s cake of our “Center”. All employees of the “Center” at Moschonission Street office found the opportunity to exchange once again optimistic wishes for the new year. The Very Reverend Archimandrite Panteleimon Papasinefakis, Director of the “Center”, after conveying the wishes of the President, Eminence Metropolitan of Ilion Acharnai and Petroupolis Mr. Athinagoras, wished each one separately for the New Year, underlined the great contribution of the Church of Greece to the...

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...