The Eurozone has entered into the most perilous period since its establishment, and so the solution for the Greek case has to be crystal-clear. December’s Eurogroup should deliver a message of unity and collaboration.
With national and European governments in gridlock, the cities themselves have decided to bypass the state level altogether and forge ahead with some very innovative solutions to the crises facing Europe today.
The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, held in Athens on October 17, will launch the “Solidarity Cities” initiative to provide a common platform for city-to-city mutual assistance and advocacy for migrant-friendly policies across the EU.
Yanis Varoufakis responds to Alexis Cukier and Patrick Surain, who challenged him on his time as Greek finance minister, the feasibility of reforming existing EU structures, and a left-wing exit from the EU. Read 'the challenge' here.
This week Greek officials agreed to deport a Syrian refugee back to Turkey. Without guarantees that his rights will be protected this risks contravening the EU’s established rules on asylum and human rights.
This is a collaborative article, written by a Syrian refugee minor with
additional information from the refugee communities of Konitsa Refugee Camp,
Greece, with support from a collective of non-aligned academics.
The network WatchTheMed Alarm Phone responds to violent ‘border protection’ practices and the unabated mass dying
in maritime spaces around Europe, and offers travellers alternative ways to
make their distress heard, in real-time.
A novel migration and refugee
accommodation project in Athens organised by refugee, student, and solidarity
activists is offering crucial assistance where governments and
international agencies are not.