Employability Workshops for Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Employability Workshops for Refugees & Asylum Seekers

Last week, at the offices of Generation 2.0 RED, a series of employability workshops took place, concerning refugees & asylum seekers. These workshops were concluded on the first three days of August and they were consisted of topics such as job searching & CV writing, motivational letter writing and preparation for a job interview with potential employers. People from 10 different countries participated, and on […]

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Not Another Wall Against the World | A mural that stands out in Athens

Not Another Wall Against the World | A mural that stands out in Athens

On Monday the 5th of June 2017, Generation 2.0 RED supported a very special mural in the center of Athens. An initiative by Nebula made Koukaki even more beautiful, as Athenian street artists and refugees cooperated in order to create together a mural and put their mark of unity in the city. Nakam from Iraq and Azimi from Afghanistan, together with Blaqk and RTM1 were the […]

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The program “The Other in Me” was successfully completed!

The program “The Other in Me” was successfully completed!

The educational program “The Other in Me” has successfully completed its course! The educators visited six schools and at least 850 children participated in the workshop. The program, referred to students 11 to 14 years old, was consisted of a series of educational games and experiential activities, aiming to tackle the phenomenon of racism, especially in the school environment. Short video screenings were followed by […]

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Residence Permits & Citizenship | March 23, 2017

Residence Permits & Citizenship | March 23, 2017

On Thursday, March 23, Generation 2.0 RED held an informative event titled, “Residence Permits & Citizenship: Procedures & Developments”, a meeting between communities and representatives of the decentralized immigration and civil status directorate. The purpose of the event was to inform the public on the relevant procedures. It was also an opportunity to bring together members of different migrant communities in Athens. This consequently ensured […]

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“Ace Your Next Job Interview” Workshop | April 5, 2017

“Ace Your Next Job Interview” Workshop | April 5, 2017

On 5th of April 2017, Generation 2.0 RED organised successfully the 1st Job Interview workshop, one of the several topics of our Employability workshops. The preparation before a job interview and complicated job interview questions were examined thoroughly at the English-speaking and Greek-speaking groups, as well as issues like the importance of body language and that of a smart outfit. Last but not least, the […]

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New Generation Got Game | Intercultural Basketball Tournament

New Generation Got Game | Intercultural Basketball Tournament

The MultiKulti Basketball Tournament New Generation Got Game focuses on the integration process of young Athenians with different origin, who share the same neighborhoods in Greek society. The main purpose of the tournament is the promotion of a healthy social integration of immigrants and youngsters of immigrant origins. Integration is a continuous process that requires the active participation of all the elements of a society. […]

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BREAK FREE | A Colorful Action in the Center of Athens | March 26, 2017

BREAK FREE | A Colorful Action in the Center of Athens | March 26, 2017

Yesterday, Sunday the 26th of March, Generation 2.0 RED participated in a colorful action in the center of Athens. Thousands of people gave voice to the Break Free alliance and walked together, starting from Thissio and ending at the Zappeion, collectively claiming a peaceful, secure and dignified future for the planet. Under the percussion sounds and rock ‘n’ roll music, the Athenian citizens danced, played, […]

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Amerika Square | Premiere

Amerika Square | Premiere

On Tuesday 14 of March, Generation 2.0 RED was among the guests of the official premiere of AMERIKA SQUARE, the new movie of Giannis Sakaridis. Watch the trailer here, and the movie will be release on the 23rd of March! Read the Press Release here

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G2RED undertakes the function of a guesthouse for unaccompanied refugee minors

G2RED undertakes the function of a guesthouse for unaccompanied refugee minors

The HOME Project is a unifying initiative established to cover the needs of underage refugees who have arrived alone in Greece. The initiative sets up and provides housing and support for unaccompanied refugee children, as well as it takes care of their mental health and their overall wellbeing. The goal of the HOME Project is to provide security, dignity and decent living conditions for the […]

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Advocacy

Advocacy

Generation 2.0 RED, since it was operating as an informal group, had set as a primary goal to fight for the rights of socially vulnerable groups. The organization carried out campaigns to raise awareness towards the second generation and organized informational seminars throughout Greece, applying continuous pressure, which successfully led to the enactment of law 4332/2015, the right to Greek citizenship. Through the intercultural mediation at […]

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The “New Generation Got Game” Documentary was in Venice!

The “New Generation Got Game” Documentary was in Venice!

Generation 2.0 RED attended the Express Your Rights! 8th Venice Human Rights Festival! From 6-8 January 2017, the students of the European Master’s Program for Human Rights and Democratization are turning their heads towards different forms of art and culture to show its possibilities in expressing and fighting for Human Rights worldwide. Making use of their diverse cultural and artistic backgrounds, the students combine them […]

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New Generation Got Game Documentary

New Generation Got Game Documentary

The annual New Generation Got Game intercultural basketball tournament, which is organized in Athens and Syros island by the organization Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity, is the setting of a documentary about the lives of youngsters with immigrant origins, who were born or/and raised in Greece. The camera follows the tournament and zooms in to the meaning of basketball in the everyday lives of […]

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“The Other in Me” | Educational Program Against Bullying

“The Other in Me” | Educational Program Against Bullying

“The Other in Me” program involves a series of educational games and experiential activities in High Schools, where skilled motivators and specialized educators of the organization will conduct the workshops. In every school that expresses interest to participate, we organize one or more two-hour workshops, after consulting with the school administration. The proposed activities revolve around issues that are discussed below, and all of them […]

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Diversity Volcano, A floor board game makes you Citizen of the World

Diversity Volcano, A floor board game makes you Citizen of the World

The “Diversity Volcano” is an innovative floor board game, designed to work as an alternative educational tool, aiming at familiarizing students with the concepts of diversity, multiculturalism and human rights! It targets students from 11-14 years old and it aims at exploring the fundamental human rights and the acknowledgment of their importance globally. It was created by Generation 2.0 RED in collaboration with educators who specialize […]

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Festival of Love & Acceptance

Festival of Love & Acceptance

For 4 consecutive years, a beautiful event is taking place the last Saturday of May at the 2nd Primary School of Acharnon! The Festival of Love &Acceptance opened its wings for the first time in 2013 and draw colorful smiles on this day! Since then, the Festival renews its date every year by increasing the activities and enriching the program, spreading love to people regardless […]

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WE TAKE THE STREETS BAZAAR | December 23, 2016

WE TAKE THE STREETS BAZAAR | December 23, 2016

On December 23, 2016, ROMANTSO and Generation 2.0 RED joined forces to organize the second We Take The Streets Bazaar, a multicultural celebration which included many countries and races from all over the world! Flavors, music, colors and aromas mingled and created a great feast for everyone, with music full of African groove and psychedelia, while people danced erratically with ethnic vibes! Food that we […]

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Make your CV Strong & your Job Search Successful Workshop | October 27, 2016

Make your CV Strong & your Job Search Successful Workshop | October 27, 2016

Last week, on October 27, 2016, the “Make your CV Strong & your Job Search Successful” Workshop finished with flying colors! Two groups were made, one in English and one in Greek, with more than ten people attending the event. Qualified experts were there to facilitate the workshop, dedicating more than two hours for each group. The workshop started with a thorough presentation of two different […]

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Sex/Gender Terminology & Intersectionality Training | October 14, 2016

Sex/Gender Terminology & Intersectionality Training | October 14, 2016

On Friday the 14th of October a workshop for LGBTQI+ rights was organized at our offices. This was the first one on a number of workshops Generation 2.0 RED is planning on this topic. These workshops are open to our members and everyone who is interested to attend. Benjamin Dalton, a member of our organization and a dear friend, was the instructor of this workshop. […]

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Movie Screening: Xenia! | December 11, 2015

Movie Screening: Xenia! | December 11, 2015

On the occasion of Human Rights Day, on Friday, December 11, 2015 Generation 2.0 RED and Colour Youth, the LGBTQ Community of Athens held an open call for everyone interested to attend the screening of the movie Xenia by Panos Koutras. Panos Koutras and Panagiotis Evaggelidis were also there to talk about the movie and the intersectionality of racism. A few words about the movie… […]

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Generation 2.0 RED on the Radio of Solidarity!

Generation 2.0 RED on the Radio of Solidarity!

In 2015, every Tuesday at 20.00 in www.portokaliradio.gr, the radio that gives color and voice in solidarity, Lina Bakalexi and Dora Vangi hosted artists and personalities active in the field of human rights, structures, civil initiatives and organizations dealing with social issues! The G2RADIO informed on a weekly basis about solidarity actions in the city with music of the world and guests who created a […]

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LeFAMSoL | Learning for Female African Migrants Solidarity

LeFAMSoL | Learning for Female African Migrants Solidarity

LeFAMSoL was a Lifelong Learning Program collaboration with the University of Peloponnese in Greece, the Koc University in Turkey and the University of Florence in Italy. LeFAMSol was a curriculum development project for hard to reach target groups of adults, oriented towards cultural mediation and peer training. The project focused on Female African Migrant Groups, including sex workers, aiming initially to create a pool of […]

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Citizenship & Migration Code | November 27, 2015

Citizenship & Migration Code | November 27, 2015

What changed in the Migration Code after the enactment of the Law 4332/15? To whom it can be applied and when? What are the cases covered by the new citizenship law? What are the main problems in its implementation? What is happening with the pending requests of the law 3838? The above mentioned, along with other important issues concerning the youngsters of migrant origins, were […]

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Equal Citizens Campaign

Equal Citizens Campaign

The law 4332/15 was voted in July of 2015 and amends the citizenship Code, while giving the right to the acquisition of the Greek citizenship to immigrants’ offsprings who have attended Greek schools or were born in Greece. This Code is the result of a longterm campaign which first started on 2006, and resulted in the vote on L.3838 (aka Ragousis Law) on 2010. The […]

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“Your Vote Can Unite” Campaign

“Your Vote Can Unite” Campaign

Your Vote Can Unite was a Paneuropean campaign to raise awareness to European voters regarding the rising danger of far right parties and politics after the European elections of 2014. Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity was the national coordinator of this campaign in Greece, which was really important, given the fact that a lot of our members did not have the right to vote. […]

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We Celebrate – We Claim: Citizenship for All Kids! | July 24, 2015

We Celebrate – We Claim: Citizenship for All Kids! | July 24, 2015

On the occasion of the passing bill on Citizenship, on June 24, 2015, anti-racist organizations and migrant communities organized a concert under the slogan “We Celebrate – We Claim: Citizenship for All Kids!”. With the forthcoming, at the time, passing of the bill on Citizenship, tens of thousands of children were soon to be recognized as citizens of the country where they were born, raised […]

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Antifascist Festival of Performing Arts

Antifascist Festival of Performing Arts

The Antifascist Festival of Performing Arts was organized in 2013 for the very first time and it is an artists’ initiative with a strong desire to act against the fascist formations that threaten not only the Greek society but the whole Europe as well. Denying that art has nothing to do with the society that creates it, their goal is to create a platform for […]

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G2RED @ FEAST Athens | March 16, 2015

G2RED @ FEAST Athens | March 16, 2015

FEAST Athens (Funding Entrepreneurship & the Arts with Sustainable Tactics) is a democratic experiment of alternative micro-funding of creative projects with a social impact who are developing in the city. It is an invitation to an open, public dinner whose goal is to energize and establish a new process of funding creative projects and innovative business plans on a community level, through crowdfunding processes. For […]

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Intercultural Mediation, Interpretation and Consultation at the Decentralized Services

Intercultural Mediation, Interpretation and Consultation at the Decentralized Services

One of Generation 2.0 RED’s most important actions on the field, was the work offered at the Decentralized Services. On January 1st, 2014, all the services issuing and renewing residence permits for immigrants in Greece were shared from 66 municipalities to 4 Immigration Offices (IO) in the Decentralized Services in Attica. As a result, IO A’ was serving more than 60.000 foreigners. Daily, 500 to […]

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A Basketball Tournament at KASAPI Festival!

A Basketball Tournament at KASAPI Festival!

On Saturday 25 & Sunday May 26, 2014, the Generation 2.0 RED participated in the KASAPI Festival (Greece Filipino Community), organizing the first “New Generation Got Game” basketball tournament in the Fokianou arena, behind the Zappeion. The basketball tournament was organized as a part of the festival, with teenagers and youth groups of Kasapi and Generation 2.0, while in the tournament participated the Antetokounmpo brothers […]

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New Generation of European Citizens | May 9, 2014

New Generation of European Citizens | May 9, 2014

The Cosmo-Culture Cultural Organization and Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality and Diversity, in cooperation with the Europe Direct Information Centre of Athens organized an event for Europe Day on Friday, May 9, 2014 at  “CAFÉ EU- TOPIA” on: “New Generation of European Citizens: Issues of European and Greek Citizenship” Program: Roundtable on “New Generation of European Citizens: Issues of European and Greek Citizenship”. Interactive debate […]

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Equally Athenians, Equally Greeks | March 1, 2014

Equally Athenians, Equally Greeks | March 1, 2014

About 200,000 young people born and / or raised in Greece do not have the rights that other citizens take for granted. The young people with immigrant origin or the second generation as they are called, have spent their whole or almost whole lives here. This is the place they know as home and Greek is for them the language they speak best. They are […]

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Generation 2.0 Festival at the AGORA | 4th Athens Biennale!

Generation 2.0 Festival at the AGORA | 4th Athens Biennale!

On Sunday the 20th of October 2013, in the 4th Biennale of Athens, Generation 2.0 in collaboration with the School Up, organized a day full of workshops, actions, discussions, food and music from the second generation youngsters with various groups, artists, professors, experts and activists. Watch the live video from that day here! AGORA 4th Athens Biennale 2013 Program 12:00-13:00 Presentation of the Generation 2.0 […]

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