Rule of law backsliding continues in Greece

Rule of law backsliding continues in Greece

  The Civil Society at the initiative of Vouliwatch is submitting a report to the European Commission for this year’s report on the Rule of Law (2023). Generation 2.0 RED contributed to this report on immigration policy and citizenship. In particular, we highlighted the long-term deficiencies in the issuance of administrative acts to determine statelessness and the access of second-generation children with disabilities to the […]

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Completion of the “UnionMigrantNet and Cities Together for Integration” project

Completion of the “UnionMigrantNet and Cities Together for Integration” project

  Last December, in Brussels, an effective cooperation and practice exchanges completed among 18 partners in five EU countries including trade unions, municipalities, Civil Society organisations, research institutes and NGOs.

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιανουάριος 2023

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιανουάριος 2023

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New trainings! A 2-day seminar dedicated to motherhood and employability

New trainings! A 2-day seminar dedicated to motherhood and employability

  Français   Generation 2.0 RED, under the context of the Employability project “Worldplaces-Workplaces Working with Migrant Women”, is organising two days dedicated to women, who apart from being mothers, they are, also, employed or job seekers.

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Certificate of Knowledge Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP): Next examination in March – Applications are now open

Certificate of Knowledge Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP): Next examination in March – Applications are now open

  From Monday 09/01/2023 until  Friday 10/02/2023 (23:59:59), those who wish to take the exam for the acquisition of Greek citizenship can apply on the platform of the Ministry of Interior. The application concerns exclusively the examination which will take place on Sunday, March 19, 2023. *Attention: These exams will take place in March, instead of May that are scheduled each year.   We remind […]

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(Ελληνικά) Θεσσαλονίκη 27/1: Nέο εργαστήριο «Ο ρόλος των δημοσίων λειτουργών στην κτήση ιθαγένειας»

(Ελληνικά) Θεσσαλονίκη 27/1: Nέο εργαστήριο «Ο ρόλος των δημοσίων λειτουργών στην κτήση ιθαγένειας»

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Women of migrant background talk about the labour market in Greece

Women of migrant background talk about the labour market in Greece

  They are women residing for some years now in Greece, in their majority 25 to 34 years old, most of them married with children, migrants and international protection applicants as well as refugees, wishing to be active members of the labour market in Greece. 

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Δεκέμβριος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Δεκέμβριος 2022

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A week dedicated to Managing Family Life and Work

A week dedicated to Managing Family Life and Work

Français   Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity, under the context of the Employability project “Worldplaces-Workplaces Working with Migrant Women”, is organising a week dedicated on how we can better manage family life and work in Greece, if you are now a parent or you wish to become one in the future.

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Blackface: racism in disguise

Blackface: racism in disguise

“My childhood nightmare was masquerade parties. Always someone would have chosen to be the “black”, painted in dark paint, wearing a bone and an afro wig. The highlight: at one such party, my uncle’s wife came dressed like this” … and no, it wasn’t funny.

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The platform for initial granting of residence is now online

The platform for initial granting of residence is now online

  As of today Wednesday 16 November 2022, all the initial applications for residence permits are now submitted on the online platform of the Ministry of Immigration and Asylum.

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A week dedicated to motherhood and employability

A week dedicated to motherhood and employability

Generation 2.0 RED, under the context of the Employability project “Worldplaces-Workplaces Working with Migrant Women”, is organising a week dedicated to women, who apart from possibly being mothers, they are, also, employed or job seekers.

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Νοέμβριος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Νοέμβριος 2022

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Greek Worldplaces Network: the link between employment and migrant women

Greek Worldplaces Network: the link between employment and migrant women

  The labour market is, still, a challenging field for many women. Especially for migrant women, employment is not an easy task in our country and in Europe, as well. In the same manner, workforce inclusion requires planning and knowledge on behalf of the companies.

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“Work-Life Balance” Empowerment seminar

“Work-Life Balance” Empowerment seminar

  November 4th @g2red Motherhood and work: how can these two important parts of our life be balanced successfully? This seminar through our programme “Worldplaces-Workplaces working with migrant women” addresses the needs of women who are mothers or would like to have at some point a family and who also want to have a satisfying job which also provides them with financial independence. Two women […]

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The exams for Naturalization on 13/11/2022 – Useful information about the process

The exams for Naturalization on 13/11/2022 – Useful information about the process

The exams for the Certificate of Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP) are held twice a year, every May and November. The next exams will take place on Sunday, November 13th 2022. These will be attended by the candidates who have declared their participation in the online platform of the General Secretariat of Citizenship until September 8, 2022.

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Report of good practices of European countries in the naturalization process

Report of good practices of European countries in the naturalization process

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(Ελληνικά) Εργαστήριο 1/11/2022: «Ο ρόλος των δημοσίων λειτουργών στην κτήση ιθαγένειας»

(Ελληνικά) Εργαστήριο 1/11/2022: «Ο ρόλος των δημοσίων λειτουργών στην κτήση ιθαγένειας»

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A week dedicated to My Rights & My Skills in the World of Work

A week dedicated to My Rights & My Skills in the World of Work

  Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity, under the context of the Employability project “Worldplaces-Workplaces Working with Migrant Women”, is organizing a week dedicated on how we can better be prepared for the world of work.

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NEW GENERATION GOT GAME VOL.VI: STILL BALLIN’ the festival – What a day!

NEW GENERATION GOT GAME VOL.VI: STILL BALLIN’ the festival – What a day!

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 !

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Οκτώβριος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Οκτώβριος 2022

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Double standards in immigrants’ pensions 

Double standards in immigrants’ pensions 

  The National Pension for immigrants is a chronic ongoing issue. A new Ministerial desicion not only fails to abolish the discrimination but also perpetuates it, creating new subcategories.

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STILL BALLIN’ the festival: NEW GENERATION GOT GAME VOL.VI

STILL BALLIN’ the festival: NEW GENERATION GOT GAME VOL.VI

Before the kick off of the 6th Intercultural Basketball Tournament NEW GENERATION GOT GAME VOL.VI in the Summer of 2023 Generation 2.0 RED holds the STILL BALLIN’ event, a great street festival as a warmup!

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A week dedicated to motherhood and employability

A week dedicated to motherhood and employability

Generation 2.0 RED, under the context of the Employability project “Worldplaces-Workplaces Working with Migrant Women”, is organising a week dedicated to women, who apart from being mothers, they are, also, employed or job seekers.

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Σεπτέμβριος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Σεπτέμβριος 2022

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Solomon: Generation 2.0 RED on “honorary” naturalizations

Solomon: Generation 2.0 RED on “honorary” naturalizations

  The (defiantly) honorary naturalization of the Turkish businessman Yasam Ayavefe last June revealed, among other things, another aspect of the crooked naturalization system in our country.

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Citizenship Issues in the Administrative Process | Report April – July 2022

Citizenship Issues in the Administrative Process | Report April – July 2022

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Elina Tzengo: the struggle for Greek citizenship before the struggle for the gold medal

Elina Tzengo: the struggle for Greek citizenship before the struggle for the gold medal

European javelin champion, Elina Tzengo, that gave Greece the gold medal at the European Championships in Munich, until recently, could not even participate in international events. She didn’t lack talent, but Greek citizenship.

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Αύγουστος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Αύγουστος 2022

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The applications for the admission to Greek universities for third country nationals have started

The applications for the admission to Greek universities for third country nationals have started

Τhe Ministry of Education publishes on its website the guidelines for this year entrance into Greek universities of third country nationals (allogeneic) who: Have attended the last two grades of the Lyceum or the equivalent school in a foreign country Have attended at least the last two grades of a non-EU foreign school that is legally established and operating in Greece. Those who are interested […]

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιούλιος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιούλιος 2022

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιούνιος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιούνιος 2022

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Certificate of Knowledge Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP): Applications for the November 2022 exams have started

Certificate of Knowledge Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP): Applications for the November 2022 exams have started

  From Tuesday 05/07/2022 until  08/09/2022 (23:59:59), those who wish to take the exam for the acquisition of Greek citizenship can apply on the platform of the Ministry of Interior. The application concerns exclusively the examination which will take place on Sunday, November 6, 2022.

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Undocumented children, children in danger. Until when…?

Undocumented children, children in danger. Until when…?

With the initiative of Arsis (Legal Support for Children / Legal Support Service for Minors), 44 Civil Society Organizations call for the granting of a special residence permit to unaccompanied children

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Workshop: “The role of public servants in the citizenship acquisition process”

Workshop: “The role of public servants in the citizenship acquisition process”

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Power, Privilege and Racism in the Workplace – An online workshop for Racial Equity at Work

Power, Privilege and Racism in the Workplace – An online workshop for Racial Equity at Work

  We are pleased to announce that we collaborated with Axis to develop and launch the Racial Equity workshop with the topic “Power, Privilege and Racism in the Workplace”. What is Racial Equity? We all hold different privileges within the society that cause us to see things differently. With privilege, power comes along – to some extent – and affects the way people interact in […]

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Art Exhibition “(Co)Laboratory on citizenship” | May 20 – June 22, 2022

Art Exhibition “(Co)Laboratory on citizenship” | May 20 – June 22, 2022

  KOLLEKTIVA for social innovation and culture, and Victoria Square Project invite you to the exhibition “(Co)Laboratory on citizenship”. “(Co)Laboratory on citizenship”, its works and actions that they call for deal with identity, Greekness, equality, diversity, democracy, integration, not only as a representation but as a lived experience of coexistence and co-creation. Six artists, from different backgrounds and practices but at the same time with […]

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Μάιος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Μάιος 2022

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Greek Citizenship: A Mythbuster

Greek Citizenship: A Mythbuster

  Is there a difference between Citizenship and Nationality? Is everyone born in Greece automatically entitled to Greek citizenship or must they meet more conditions? Do they receive a national ID within a few months? And what about honorary naturalizations? How easy is it to become a Greek after all? How much do we really know about Greek citizenship? The publication “Greek Citizenship: A Mythbuster” […]

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The exams for Naturalization on 08/05/2022 – Useful information about the process

The exams for Naturalization on 08/05/2022 – Useful information about the process

  The exams for the Certificate of Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP) are held twice a year, every May and November. The next exams will take place on Sunday, May 8 2022. These will be attended by the candidates who have declared their participation in the online platform of the General Secretariat of Citizenship until March 11, 2022. For those who are interested in taking the […]

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(Ελληνικά) Το Generation 2.0 RED σας προσκαλεί σε ενημερωτικές συναντήσεις για την πολιτογράφηση

(Ελληνικά) Το Generation 2.0 RED σας προσκαλεί σε ενημερωτικές συναντήσεις για την πολιτογράφηση

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Joint Letter on the deterioration of the Rule of Law in Greece

Joint Letter on the deterioration of the Rule of Law in Greece

Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity participated in the Vouliwatch initiative, along with 10 other civil society organizations and independent media, co-signing an open letter to the European Union institutions regarding the situation of the rule of law in Greece. Sending this letter is prompted by the creation of the Govwatch Observatory and the collective monitoring and reportng of the cases that constitute violation […]

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Citizenship Issues in the Administrative Process | Report December 2021 – March 2022

Citizenship Issues in the Administrative Process | Report December 2021 – March 2022

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Απρίλιος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Απρίλιος 2022

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Exhibition “This Is Evidence: Re-Picturing South Asian Migrant Men in Greece” | 11-14 April 2022

Exhibition “This Is Evidence: Re-Picturing South Asian Migrant Men in Greece” | 11-14 April 2022

  “This will let the people learn how we live our lives here.” These words, spoken by an undocumented Bangladeshi worker, sum up the motivation behind a multi-country exhibition that highlights the experiences and voices of undocumented migrant workers across Greece. This Is Evidence: Re-Picturing South Asian Migrant Men in Greece is a multi-media installation that features photographs, videos, and narrative pieces from four groups […]

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Welcome to Worldplaces!

Welcome to Worldplaces!

Français Women participate significantly less than men in the labour market. That is a fact, regardless of a woman’s origin, residence place, age, etc. Even when women are employed, they still spend  twice the time, compared to men, on caregiving for children or elderly people and house chores. Moreover, caregiving means less job opportunities for women, and those opportunities are reduced as the number of […]

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New extension on the residence permits and cases of Article 139, Law 4876/2021 until June 30, 2022

New extension on the residence permits and cases of Article 139, Law 4876/2021 until June 30, 2022

  We inform you that according to the announcement of the Ministry of Migration and Asylum a new extension in granted until 30/06/2022: on the residence permits and blue certificates that expired in the first quarter of 2022 i.e from 01/01/2022 until 31/03/2022. Those that had already expired by 31/12/2021 and had been extended until 31/03/2022 are also included. on the blue certificates from applications […]

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New naturalization process: what is it about?

New naturalization process: what is it about?

The naturalization process presents significant changes adopted by Laws 4735/2020 and 4873/2021 as well as the latest circular of the Ministry of Interior. Those who have already applied or those who wish to apply for naturalization in the future should be aware of the new provisions. The key points are the examinations for the Certificate of Knowledge Adequacy for Naturalization (Greek abbreviation: PEGP), the application […]

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Μάρτιος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Μάρτιος 2022

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Administration delays will make legally residing migrants undocumented

Administration delays will make legally residing migrants undocumented

The past two years, since the beginning of the pandemic, the delays and the dysfunctionalities of the procedures for residence have surpassed all precedents. During the first lockdown and until the summer of 2020, based on the decision of the Ministry of Immigration and Asylum,  immigration services (greek abbreviation: DAM)were not serving the public, while subsequently and until today, they accept citizens of third counties […]

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“Working on equal terms in Greece” Training

“Working on equal terms in Greece” Training

The 30-hour training “Working on equal terms in Greece” is coming in April, from the 6th to the 19th, for people of migrant background seeking equal & documented employment in Greece, organised by the Migrant Point EKA & Generation 2.0 RED and co-funded by the Asylum, Migration, and Integration Fund of the European Union. The training consists of 2-week fast-paced group sessions fully devoted to […]

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Worldplaces – meet our Ambassador!

Worldplaces – meet our Ambassador!

On the International Day of Women’s Rights, we are glad to be introducing you our new project: Worldplaces! We are the first international network to bring together the two halves of the female working world: those who are accessing a new job market and those who already own. Worldplaces was born thanks to the support of dg home in 2021 in 4 European countries – […]

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Φεβρουάριος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Φεβρουάριος 2022

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(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιανουάριος 2022

(Ελληνικά) Η Εφημερίδα της Κυβερνήσεως | Κτήση Ιθαγένειας | Ιανουάριος 2022

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The new National Strategy for Integration leaves out 88% of immigrants

The new National Strategy for  Integration leaves out 88% of immigrants

  On Friday 21/01/2022, Generation 2.0 RED submitted its comments to the public consultation on the new National Strategy for the Integration of the Ministry of Migration and Asylum. The plan uploaded on opengov.gr is titled: “NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR THE SOCIAL INTEGRATION OF ASYLUM APPLICANTS AND BENEFICIARIES OF INTERNATIONAL PROTECTION”. First, our organization pointed out that according to the latest official data of the Ministry, […]

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Humanlinks – Open Online Dialogues January – April 2022

Humanlinks – Open Online Dialogues January – April 2022

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Citizenship Issues in the Administrative Process | Report August – November 2021

Citizenship Issues in the Administrative Process | Report August – November 2021

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Certificate of Knowledge Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP): Applications for the May 2022 exams have started

Certificate of Knowledge Adequacy for Naturalization (PEGP): Applications for the May 2022 exams have started

  From Monday 10/01/2022 until Friday 11/03/2022 (23:59:59), those who wish to take the exam for the acquisition of Greek citizenship can apply on the platform of the Ministry of Interior. The application concerns exclusively the examination which will take place on Sunday, May 8, 2022. We remind you that the PEGP replaces the oral interview procedure that was in force until 31/03/2021. In other words, […]

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