"Welcoming Cities For Refugees: Promoting inclusion and Protecting Rights"

Athens – Greece

"Welcoming Cities For Refugees: Promoting inclusion and Protecting Rights"- Benedetto Zacchiroli participated in institutional meetings and has been given key elements of the partnership in the collaborative project of UNESCO, M.V. Vardinoyannis Foundation & ECCAR "Welcoming Cities For Refugees: Promoting inclusion and Protecting Rights", which took place on 28 of march in Athens, Greece.

The three partners will join efforts to launch an initiative, in Europe as a first stage, to provide support and guidance to city authorities through strenghthening their knowledge, skills and means to offer inclusive services to refugees.

On the photo above (from the left): ECCAR President Benedetto Zacchiroli, the CEO of the "Agia Sophia Children's Hospital" of Athens Mr. Manolis Papassavas, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mrs. Marianna V. Vardinoyannis, UNESCO Programme Specialist Sector for Social and Human Sciences Konstantinos Tararas during the Press Conference in Athens, 28 March 2016.

Further information on ICCAR can be found on: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/social-and-human-sciences/themes/fight-against-discrimination/coalition-of-cities/



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