News

22Jan

Meeting with the new Deputy Minister of Immigration and Asylum

On Friday, January 22, 2021, took place the first acquaintance meeting between the President of KSPM-ERP, The Most Reverend Bishop of Ilion, Acharnai and Petroupolis Mr Athenagoras and the new Deputy Minister of Immigration and Asylum, Mrs Sofia Voultepsi. During the meeting, which was also attended by the General Director of KSPM-ERP Arch. Panteleimon Papasynefakis and the scientific director of the Holy Metropolis Mr D. Anifantakis, His Excellency congratulating Mrs Voultepsi for her new duties and extensively explicate the actions carried...

24Dec

Wishes for love, health and prosperity

…with a video made in the context of the virtual festive events of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. In it, the famous mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and the El Sistema Greece Youth Choir, consisting of children from more than 30 countries including one of our minor beneficiaries, sang “The First Noel”. ...

24Dec

In the spirit of the days

In a festive mood and in defiance of the difficulties we face, children and employees of our shelters participated in the decorations. After all, optimism is the antidote to everything. Wishes from everyone for health, happiness, peace and prosperity! ...

04Dec

Rapid test donation by the Swiss Confederation

The Swiss Confederation, demonstrating once again in practice, their support to our work, went on to offer eight hundred (800) rapid antigen tests (rapid test) for the detection of the new coronavirus. This offer, which took place after the intervention of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Swiss Confederation to Greece H.E. Mr. Olaf Kjelsen and his close associates, is a valuable aid to our efforts especially at this difficult/harsh time of the COVID19 pandemic with the safety of our...

25Nov

Supply of additional Covid-19 protection equipment for our shelters by IOM

On November 24 & 25, IOM staff visited and supplied KSPM-ERP’s shelters in Athens and Thessaloniki with additional quantities of Covid-19 protection equipment and goods from those provided by our Center. On behalf of the staff and the central Administration, we would like to thank IOM for their offer, the excellent cooperation, and the immediate response. ...

16Nov

Continuation of legal and psychosocial support to international protection seekers program

We are pleased to announce that the organization “Bread for the World” has agreed to expand funding for the implementation of the project “Rebuild our Lives” for the next three years. This agreement comes as an acknowledgement of the long-standing work of the Church of Greece -through our Center- in the field of providing legal and psychosocial support to international protection seekers with emphasis on extremely vulnerable cases and unaccompanied minors. The continuation of the program, which has been funded by BftW for the last two years contributes decisively to...

13Nov

Press Release : Online Workshop in the framework of the EUFAST project

Press Release On Friday, November 13, 2020, an online workshop organized by Integration Center for Migrant Workers- Ecumenical Refugee Program was held with great success in the framework of the “Eufast” project funded by Erasmus +, aiming at presenting the results of the project so far. Adapted to the extraordinary conditions we experience due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the workshop managed to maintain its interactive character with the participation of representatives of all implementing organisations,...

06Oct

On the occasion of the new school year

Thanks to the efforts of our staff, all the children hosted in the Center’s shelters enrolled without problems and delays in primary and secondary schools. Since the first day of school and with the constant support of our teachers, psychologists and social workers the children have shown great enthusiasm and zeal for learning. At the same time, children have begun to build new friendships with their classmates, confirming that the school is not only an agent of knowledge but also an...