News

03Nov

Welcome through football

On Wednesday 3 November 2021, young children aged under the age of 11 who are hosted in an accommodation shelter for unaccompanied minors of Synyparxis, had the opportunity to tour the facilities of AEK FC and get to know their favourite football player. This first acquaintance took place as Synyparxis participates in the innovative European educational / sports program “Welcome through football” organized in our country by AEK and aims at socialization and adaptation through football for refugees and immigrants aged...

26Oct

UNESCO Conference on addressing hate speech through education

Addressing hate speech through education worldwide, it was held on 26 October 2021 the Minister’s Conference of UNESCO members with the participation of Greek Minister ms. Niki Kerameos. The conference was also attended by other officials of the member states, including the General Director of Synyparxis, arch. P. Papasinefakis. The aim of the conference was to coordinate national efforts to combat all forms of hate speech in schools, helping teachers address these issues and developing appropriate pedagogical approaches.     ...

22Oct

Visit of the President of the National Council of Switzerland to Synyparxis’s shelter

Today, the President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Andreas Aebi, paid a visit to one of the unaccompanied minors accommodation shelters of “Synyparxis” Organization of the Church of Greece. The Swiss Confederation has been supporting the “Synyparxis’s” programs for the last five years and Mr. Aebi, on the occasion of his presence in our country, expressed the desire to visit one of the unaccompanied minors accommodation shelters of “Synyparxis”. Mr. Aebi was welcomed by the General Director of...

21Oct

Participation of SYNYPARXIS in the 3rd European Policy Dialogue Forum for the refugees and migrants

SYNYPARXIS had the chance to participate in the 3rd annual European Policy Dialogue Forum  under the theme “Fostering social inclusion and enhancing active participation of refugees and migrants in host societies” held in Lisbon from 19 to 21 of October 2021. The meeting convened more than 130 high-level policymakers, faith leaders, academics and representatives of prominent refugee relief organizations and was hosted by KAICIID, the KAICIID-supported Network for Dialogue (N4D) (of which SYNYPARXIS is a founding member), and the European Council...

18Oct

Concert at Stavros Niarchos hall

With great pleasure, unaccompanied minors who live in one of our shelters and their escorts received honorary tickets offered by the educational music program of social integration El Sistema Greece as one of our teenagers participates. They attended a concert of the Venezuelan Brass Ensemble, one of the most popular brass bands in the world, at Stavros Niarchos Hall. Everyone had a great time as their own pulse filled us with inspiration and sound stimuli.   ...

28Sep

Meeting with the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs

A meeting with the Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, responsible for Demographic Policy and Family, Mrs. Maria Syregela was held on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, by the President of the Synyparxis, His Eminence the Bishop of Ilion, Acharnes and Petroupolis Mr. Athenagoras accompanied by the General Director Arch. Panteleimon Papasinefakis. During the meeting, were discussed various issues of common interest concerning the refugees.   ...

25Sep

Visit to Acropolis museum

Today 25/9 we had the pleasure and honour to be guided to the Acropolis Museum within the program “Open Museum for All”. Our excellent guide after welcoming our children brought them in contact with the ancient Greek culture through the tour, willing to answer any questions they may have. Thank you for your excellent cooperation and hospitality.   ...

31Aug

Goodbye August

Just before the end of August, our children did not miss the opportunity to go to the beach with their companions and enjoy the sea. ...