The venue of Palio Amaxostasio downtown Athens on September 24th 2022 echoed from Hip Hop and Afrobeat rhythms to rebetika songs. The gray space that once housed cumbersome orange trolleys was filled with color, and people dancing. People of all ages and identities who honored us with their presence at this celebration that we wanted to hold for so long !
The “UnionMigrantNet and Cities Together for Integration” project aims at exchanging and transferring knowledge, experiences and best practices on integration between 9 UnionMigrantNet members and 8 local authorities from 5 EU countries, namely Belgium, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy and Slovenia.
In the frame of NETCARE project – Networking and Care for Refugee and Migrant Women, KMOP – Social Action and Innovation Centre and Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality and Diversity, created a video, which aims to inform and raise awareness on the issue of Sexual and Gender Based Violence against refugee and migrant women, including information on possible manifestations of SGBV and the support services […]
At each stage of their stay in Greece, immigrants face many different challenges, more or less known. These stem from permanent institutional gaps and current administrative shortcomings. In the last year – due to the successive administrative consequences of the pandemic – the pre-existing challenges have increased, while new ones have been created that aggravate the – already difficult to ensure – lawful residence in […]
Modern slavery is one of the most significant problems in the world not only because it affects a large segment of the global population, but also because it constitutes one of the greatest violations of human rights and destroys, literally and utterly, the lives of modern slaves. Such phenomena exist in Greece too. In sectors such as agriculture, situations resembling the case of Manolada (human […]
The campaign “Is it racism?“, created by Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity in collaboration with Solomon, invites us to broaden our understanding of racism in order to begin to cultivate a culture of actively doing the work to challenge the racism we encounter in our daily lives. Until now, the public debate in Greece has focused mainly on violent racist attacks, given the increase in extreme and organized acts of […]
In the context of the appearance of coronavirus in the country, Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity informed migrant and refugee communities on the measures that concern them and translated the relevant information in six languages. At the same time, the organization recorded the special needs of their members who have been directly affected by the conditions caused by the pandemic. Thus, we were […]
The new project of Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity, “NET-CARE: Networking and care for refugee and migrant women“, started in August 2019, is funded by the Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union and is implemented in three EU countries: Greece, Spain and Italy. The project aims to increase the capacity of health, judicial and social care to tackle SGBV […]
Photo credits: Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity Français للغه العربيه اضغط هنا برای فارسی اینجا را کلیک کنید বাংলা Equal Work and Education for All – Equality Works, the new project of Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity, is following a holistic approach to equal access to work and education for all and provides support and empowerment to unemployed immigrants, refugees, asylum […]
In 2019, Entrepreneurship Counselling was added as an additional action under the umbrella of the Career Counselling Service, aimed at people with refugee or migrant background, with the support of the International Rescue Committee. The action started with the introductory workshop “How to develop a business idea” by Yannis Vikas, economist and researcher (PhD, MBA). In addition to the general information about setting up a […]
Since Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity started operating, we have been advocating for the rights of socially vulnerable groups. In this context, for many years G2RED has been training paralegals, meaning people who specialize in legal issues and procedures concerning the immigration code, the citizenship issues and the asylum process. In October 2016 we decided to implement a pilot training program for volunteer […]
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 […]
Generation 2.0 for Rights Equality & Diversity has launched, in partnership with the global humanitarian organisation International Rescue Committee, the program “Facilitating access to work for Vulnerable Populations in Athens”. The program aims to support refugees and asylum seekers in improving their living conditions by finding a fulfilling job position through the career counseling service of Generation 2.0 RED, with the support of the International Rescue […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]