EDUCATION

Mentoring event “Building Society for Young Leaders – Business, NGO’s and Politics“

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  • Venue: Athens, Hotel Golden Age, Michalakopoulou 57
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“Now difference has a sweeter taste…” event on the occasion of the International Day for Immigrants

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  • Venue: Athens, Hotel Golden Age, Michalakopoulou 57
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Youth Leaders for Inclusion

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  • Venue: New York College, 38 Amalias Ave. Athens, Greece
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Interfaith Dialogue Day, “Seeking Ways to Coexist with Those of Different Religion”

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  • Venue: Cultural Center of the Archdiocese of Athens
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Strategy Aims

1.The encouragement and support of entrepreneurship and youth social and political participation. Similarly, the involvement of citizens in national, regional and local levels, as the capacities and skills of the younger generation and active citizens are the foundation of evolution and development.
2.Training young people in leadership and skills, as well as educating emerging leaders in international relations, given that young leaders can undoubtedly be strengthened through education and educational lectures, discussions, group activities, presentations , short studies, news, engagement with personal trainer, political forums and project planning meetings.
3.The strengthening of democracy, by increasing political engagement and youth participation in decision-making, in order to foster a greater sense of social consciousness and to increase confidence in the democratic process.

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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Education

  • Are you interested in following courses to enlighten yourself about Greek culture?
  • Do you want to learn Greek?
  • Are you searching for a job and you need to develop further your skills which lead to a professional career?
  • Have you been the target of racist attack or have you witnessed a racist behavior?
  • Do you want to prepare yourself for Greek nationality exams?
  • Do you have any questions but you do not know whom to contact?

Our team is at your disposal to serve you and contribute to your convenience.

Our Strategy

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.

  • Our coaching team is staffed with specialized personnel, ready to help you with your resume and to provide you individual counseling.

 

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Intercultural Seminars

“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.

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The Institute

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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