4.Particular importance is also given to intercultural education of both indigenous as well as foreign citizens with the aim of mutual understanding and respect for cultural specificities of different ethnic groups, and the creation of cooperation and solidarity networks among citizens which aims to the smooth development of individuals and collectives engaged in a well governed democratic intercultural society.
5.The enhance of skills in sectors such as Leadership, negotiation and emotional intelligence trough special seminars; and generally to promote and achieve the objectives of the institute.
6.To provide all possible support and defend the rights of migrants and foreigners who live in Greece.
7.The desire to study, promote, preserve, develop and disseminate -among Immigrants- cultural and historical values and traditions of each people.
8.Cooperation with scientific bodies and organizations, associations, other clubs, federations and generally with every educational institution, Greek or foreign.
9.Focusing on providing legal assistance to resolve bureaucratic affairs and defense of women's rights.
10.The creation of a legal and social support department to facilitate independence and integration of Immigrants, Asylum Seekers, Refugees and those who have been admitted under humanitarian status.
11.The integration of immigrants into Greek society by strengthening of relations between Greeks and foreigners and creating a climate of mutual trust, respect and understanding.
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We organize “Living and Working in Greece” seminars. Our aim is to prepare you for the working circumstances in Greece, inform you about your labor rights and give you a spherical presentation of Greek history and culture for your better and easier integration.
We organize 20 different language courses including Greek. Our belief is that integration starts with learning the language of one’s new homeland. We also give the opportunity to practice and learn a new language to those who are seeking a job abroad.
We offer a variety of training programs such as Social Orientation and Career Orientation. Those programs are underpinned by individual coaching and guidance efforts tailored to the individual needs of the participants for a full integration in the labor market.
“Knowing the other: From existence to co-existence”
Contemporary societies can be characterized as multicultural societies. We are currently living a significant motion of populations, especially from developing countries of the Arab world to the West, mainly due to civil wars and extreme poverty conditions. The acceptance and integration of these populations constitutes a serious test for Western societies too, especially within fiscal crisis situations as the ones that have been formed in Greece, which, due to its geographical position, stands as reception country for thousands of immigrants and refugees every year.
Youth Leadership “The Exelixis Institute” is a Greek organization whose primary aim is the education of the next generation of Leaders, stemming from the entire political spectrum of Greece. It was founded by a group of young democrats inspired by the Transatlantic Inclusion Leaders Conference (April, Copenhagen- Denmark 2012).
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