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Our updates from Lesvos

Latest activities and news.

Call of support to cover legal fees for our partners

Following the EU Commissioner Ylva Johanssons visit in the camp, we’ve seen what appears to be a wave of rejects taking place in the camp on behalf of the asylum ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Marjan, female Christian refugee from Iran

This Saturday we will be joined by Marjan who will come to speak about their experiences as a Mother and a Christian that fled Iran. She faced many challenges on ...
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EU funding for five refugee camps housing, BBC interview

“The EU has pledged 150 million euros of funding for five camps housing refugees on the Greek Aegean islands. But not everybody is happy. To find out why, we can ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Q&A with Raed

Continuing on the online seminars offered by Stand By Me Lesvos in partnership with Moria Academia and Σ.Δ.Ε. ΜΥΤΙΛΗΝΗΣ, this Saturday we have invited Raed from Moria White Helmets and ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Petrified Forest of Lesvos

This weeks seminar will be held by the Professor Nickolaos Zouros, Director of the Natural History Museum of Lesvos, to discuss The Petrified Forest of Lesvos, a UNESCO protected area ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: The refugee crisis in Lesvos

We invite you to our next online seminar in our Saturday Talk series: “Continuing on in the remote seminars series offered by Stand By Me Lesvos in partnership with Moria ...
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International Women’s day

Today it’s International Women’s day and here are some of female MCAT members with something to say. Hi I am Zainab MCAT memberHappy 8th of March to the all women ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Lesvos and Its Inhabitants Through Time

We are incredibly excited to continue our weekly seminar series about all things Lesvos. This week we will discuss the history of Lesvos and its people. Continuing on in the ...
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Lesvos Academia Seminar: Lesvos Agriculture by agronomist Strati Senta

Every Saturday, we are hosting English online zoom-seminars about Lesvos, to learn about its history and culture. This Saturday at 12 pm we are focusing on agriculture in Lesvos presented ...
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Setting up a needs-based distribution system for refugees in Lesvos

Due to the number of organizations currently working on Lesvos, there is no organized way to distribute items to the refugees. Every organization has its own warehouses with its own ...
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Press Review

Lasst die Kinder in die Schule! | deutschlandfunkkultur.de
Let the children go to school. Zahlreiche Bewohner im Flüchtlingslager Kara Tepe sind im schulpflichtigen Alter. Das Recht auf Schulunterricht wird ihnen jedoch verwehrt. Das ...
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Η πρόκληση της ένταξης προσφύγων και μεταναστών στο εκπαιδευτικό σύστημα | efsyn.g
The challenge of integrating refugees and immigrants into the education system. Το ΚΜΟΠ – Κέντρο Κοινωνικής Δράσης και Καινοτομίας πραγματοποιεί αυτήν τη Δευτέρα 28 Ιουνίου ...
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Open letter: This is not Disneyland | medico.de
Refugees from Moria are again addressing the European public in view of the increasing corona numbers in the camp. While Greece is preparing for the ...
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Der Moria-Komplex | medico.de
Verantwortungslosigkeit, Unzuständigkeit und Entrechtung fünf Jahre nach dem EU-Türkei-Abkommen und der Einführung des Hotspot-Systems. Eine Studie von Maximilian Pichl im Auftrag von medico international. Das ...
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Build hope, not walls | ekathimerini.com
Given the circumstances, a woman in refuge is constantly looking for ways to meet her basic needs while learning to adapt. Managing and coping with ...
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El infierno de los refugiados en Lesbos | elpais.com
Las previsiones que auguraban temperaturas gélidas, en ocasiones por debajo de cero grados, se han cumplido y Kara Tepe, el campo de internamiento en la isla ...
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Χειμώνας στο Καρά Τεπέ Πηγή | lifo.gr
Κανείς δεν εγκαταλείπει το σπίτι και τη χώρα του, παρά μόνο αν τα βλέπει να μεταμορφώνονται στο στόμα ενός καρχαρία». Με αυτόν τον στίχο της ...
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What is life actually like in the Greek hotspots? | AYS
At least some of the most vulnerable people on Samos were able to spend recent nights in the warmth. The continuing effort of various NGOs ...
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