refugee children

Finn Church Aid Helps Refugees Study in Greece

Because of war and having to flee their home, many refugee children have spent years without education. For many of them, learning centres aided by Finn Church Aid are the only chance they get to study in Greece. The youngest...

Refugee Children Treated to a Visit at the Acropolis Museum

Forty refugee children from the migrant reception center of Schistos visited the Acropolis Museum on Thursday and were shown around the exhibits and the sculptures, the culture ministry said. The children were welcomed by Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and the...

Locals Rally in Oraiokastro in Support of Refugee Children

The town of Oraiokastro in northern Greece has been the scene of anti-refugee protests by the Patriotic Union of Greek Citizens of Oraiokastro outside of the 1st Elementary School where refugee children are attending classes. The members of the...

Save the Children Opens School for Refugees on Leros

A new educational facility called “LEDU” was opened on the island of Leros on Thursday, aiming to help around 170 refugee children integrate smoothly in Greek schools and continue their education. The school, located in the area of Lepida, will...

Parents in Larissa Object to Refugee Children Attending Greek School

There is a deep divide between the school faculty and some parents at the 26th Larissa Primary School regarding integrating refugee children into classes. Sources report that while the principal and teachers are making the best of the situation to...

Refugee Children Get Warm Welcome in Greek School

The refugee children who went to the 1st and 2nd Kalochori Elementary Schools on Thursday received the warmest welcome from students and teachers alike. The children went to the school as part of the new Host Structures for the Refugee...

Refugee Children in Greece Write Story Book

Refugee children from various camps in Thessaloniki tell their stories in the book "Wandering Refugee Tales," recounting their adventures away from home. Unlike their situation, the stories the refugee children tell in the book have happy endings. The book is written...

Conditions for Refugees on Islands are ‘Regrettable and Infuriating’, Says MSF Head in Greece

Living conditions for refugees on Greece’s islands is “regrettable and infuriating”, the head of the MSF (Doctors without Borders) mission in Greece, Clément Perrin, told Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Friday. Perrin said families with newborn babies or small children...

Santa Pays Visit to Refugee Children in Koutsohero

Refugee children and their families living in the camp of Koutsohero, near Larisa, enjoyed a festive event on Wednesday when a visiting Santa Claus distributed presents, toys and traditional “melomakarona” sweets. The event was organized by the municipality of Larisa...

Visegrad on Resettlement of Migrant Children From Greece and Italy: 'Keep the Refugees and We Shall Send you Blankets'

The most vulnerable victims of conflict zones are being shunned by members of the Visigrad Group, Greece's Migration Minister, Yannis Mouzalas says. Refugee children, many of whom arrived in Greece and Italy unaccompanied by adults, are a top priority for the...