European Solidarity Corps – Volunteering Teams “Second Chance”

The 1st Day of the online training of the short-term ESC Volunteering teams project “Second Chance” was completed with huge success. We are excited to be members of this very fruitful partnership! The project is organized by our partners IDC – Initiative et Développement Citoyen from France. EKO along with two other organizations from Italy (Associazione Kora) and Denmark (Dansk […]

“Covid-19 and its impact on Υouth NGOs”

Haven’t we all been affected in some way by the pandemic that plagues the planet? Don’t we or shouldn’t we experience this new crisis as an opportunity to reorganize our strengths and reinvent ourselves as professionals? EKO team was very proud to be able to participate in this very interesting and informative webinar focusing on the consequences of the pandemic on Youth NGOs. The […]

EKO and Caritas Hellas: Human Rights with Volunteering4Youth

EKO and Caritas Hellas For Human Rights with Volunteering4Youth Social Hub in Kypseli Market, Athens (Greece) 10 December, 2019 In the context of our Youth Club activities, EKO’s volunteers Gaia and Rosaria prepared, coordinated and implemented an intercultural dialogue & exchange on Human Rights. The event was organized in collaboration with Caritas Hellas and took place in their hub in […]

EKO joins European Development Network – EDN Summit 2019

European Development Network (EDN) Summit 2019  25 November- 2 December 2019 / Brussels, Belgium  A little time before 2019 is over, EKO joined the European Development Institute-EDI Summit, together with 33  other civil society actors from all over Europe, to work on the expansion of the European Development Network -EDN that supports its members create international effective cooperations and projects, […]

Academia in Dialogue: Radical Political Engagement in SEE

EKO PARTICIPATES IN PANEL DISCUSSION ABOUT RIGHT-WING RADICALIZATION Entrepreneurship and Social Economy group (EKO) is proud to announce that our President, Dr. K. Panourgia, has been invited as a panel speaker, in the upcoming conference on “Radical Political Engagement in Southeast Europe” (21-22 November 2019, Athens, Greece), by Friedrich Erbert Stiftung (FES). FES is the oldest non-profit political foundation in […]

EKO invited to present Erasmus+ Best Practices

We are proud for the new developments of EKO’s role in the centre of the civil society work for youth empowerment in Greece. We are honoured to have been selected by the Greek National Agency of Erasmus+ to participate in the TCA Seminar “APPETIZER – An introduction on how to use the ‘Erasmus+ Youth in Action’ Programme for international youth […]

European Youth Week 2019

The European Youth Week (EYW) 2019 provided the opportunity to civil society actors and youth organizations to realize a series of events and youth activities to promote the principles of democracy, active youth participation and European Integration in a European-wide celebration! Entrepreneurship and Social Economy Group (EKO) responded to this call by designing and organizing a special Art Workshop with the title […]

Seminar «Experiences for European Youth»

EKO has successfully held the Seminar “Experiences for European Youth” yesterday and informed young people about the opportunities offered by Erasmus+​ programmes. Participants attended the presentation of the organisers/trainers Eva and Jaime about their own enjoyable experience with the Erasmus+ programme and how this can be beneficial for future participants. The training also included sessions on the European Voluntary Service […]

European Youth Week 2017

“Shape it, Move it, Be it” In the context of the European Youth Week “Shape It, Move It, Be It”, the European Commission provided an opportunity for organizations implementing “Erasmus+/Youth” programs to mobilize children and young people to promote the values of solidarity, social inclusion, democracy and active citizenship. EKO responded with enthusiasm to the call of the National Youth […]