‘Move for freedom of movement’ – refugees, volunteers to run at Olympia

by Rory O’Keeffe Thirteen sports-lovers from Asia, Africa and Europe are joining forces this weekend, to run the Olympia half-marathon for freedom of movement. The runners – refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Cameroon, who now live at camps in Ioannina, Epirus, and humanitarian volunteers at Habibi.Works, Katsikas, from Germany and the Netherlands  – will run the Read more about ‘Move for freedom of movement’ – refugees, volunteers to run at Olympia[…]

Ioannina residents and Greece’s newest citizens working together

  By Rory O’Keeffe As thousands of men, women and children who were forced from their homes by war and chaos prepare to take their places in Greek society, aid organisations and Greek citizens are working to help them succeed in their new home, to the benefit of all. Habibi.Works, run by aid organisation Soup Read more about Ioannina residents and Greece’s newest citizens working together[…]

Soup and Socks and Techfugees – a global summit for refugees and technology

by Rory O’Keeffe Soup and Socks will take part in a global summit later this month, as part of our ongoing work to enable people forced from their homes to rebuild their lives. For humanitarian organisations, responding to crises and saving lives is vital. But for men, women and children who flee war and terror Read more about Soup and Socks and Techfugees – a global summit for refugees and technology[…]

Information Event in Habibi.Works – first steps to an independent life in Greece

by Rory O’Keeffe Tens of thousands of men, women and children who have arrived in Greece in the last two years to escape war, terror and chaos in their homelands, must now take the first steps to joining Greek society. But as newcomers to the state, how will they know how, or even what they Read more about Information Event in Habibi.Works – first steps to an independent life in Greece[…]