Invitation to the online presentation of the “A Step Forward” project

Invitation to the online presentation of the project A Step Forward”: Open Accommodation Center for women and mothers asylum seekers and their children

Doctors of the World invites you to watch the online presentation of the program “A Step Forward” which will be held on Monday, February 8, at 12:00, on the occasion of the opening of the Open Accommodation Center for women and mothers, asylum seekers and their children.

The presentation will be prefaced by Hara Tziouvara, President of the Doctors of the World – Greece and will be addressing a greeting:

Frode Overland Andersen, Ambassador of Norway to Greece

Emmanuel Logothetis, General Secretary for the Reception of Asylum Seekers

Melina Daskalaki, Municipal Councilor, President of EATA and President of the Council for the Integration of Immigrants and Refugees of the Municipality of Athens

Harilaos Faltsetas, Chairman of the Board of Directors ΣΟΛ Crowe, Deputy Director of the “Greek Local Development and Poverty Reduction” and “Asylum and Migration” Programmes in Greece, EEA Grants,  2014 – 2021

Epaminοdas Farmakis, Co-Founder, General Director HumanRights360, Director of the “Greek Local Development and Poverty Reduction” and “Asylum and Migration” Programmes in Greece, EEA Grants,  2014 – 2021

This will be followed by a presentation of the project by Anastasios Yfantis, Executive Director of Doctors of the World – Greece.

The presentation will take place through the Zoom platform and will be broadcasted on the Doctors of the World Facebook page.

To watch the event, on Monday, February 8, at 12:00, click here:   http://bit.ly/3gvbKHN

About the project

The project “A step Forward” is being implemented under the “Asylum and Migration” programme in Greece, implemented by Doctors of the World. The project aims to operate an Open Accommodation Center for the medium-term stay of vulnerable women asylum seekers and their children, with an individualized approach to the provision of services during the asylum application process. The goal of the project is to protect and support beneficiaries during the asylum application period, ensuring quality housing standards and all the necessary services that may be needed such as psychosocial support, legal counseling, recreational activities, health care, nutrition, security and hygiene. The Center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide quality reception facilities and support services on a daily basis, through the creation of 44 accommodation and service, through an integrated way and until the completion of the project, in total 175 vulnerable women seeking asylum with their children. The referral system is established in accordance with the national framework for Reception and Asylum.

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