Greek Forum of Refugees
Greek Forum of Refugees is a network of individuals, legal professionals and communities, working to support asylum seekers, political refugees and stateless persons, as well as any others who may meet the criteria set by the Convention of Geneva and the protocols attached to it, or the Greek framework for the protection. Its goal converge on the following points: 1. Defend the rights and protect the freedoms of refugees and asylum seekers , as enshrined by international law. 2. Inform and raise awareness around access to refugee status, and general immigrant and refugee issues. 3. Create relationships with agencies and non-governmental organizations in order to start meaningful dialogue between all institutions of government and human rights organizations. 4. Support the unity of refugees. Create social and cultural ties between all members of the Greek Forum of Refugees, as well as between the members of each ethnic community of refugees in Greece . 5. Effectively lobby with the state for the promotion of refugee issues. 6. Provide a platform for refugees and their communities to self-organize.