Eurodiaconia is pleased to invite all its members to the 2019 Migration Network Meeting, which will take place in Athens, Greece, from 26 – 27 November and it will be hosted by our Greek member Apostolì.

This year’s meeting will address the long-term integration needs of migrant and refugee children and youth. Approximately one in three refugees who arrived in the EU in 2015 were minors, many of them at risk of violence and becoming separated from their parents during their journeys. Once settled in Europe, children continue to face challenges such as the limited availability of adequate housing and care services, as well as inclusive schooling and non-formal education.

The objective of the meeting is to develop a better understanding and practical ideas on how to support the integration of migrant children and youth. Presentations from local experts and two study visits will also provide insights into the current situation of minor refugees in Greece and inspire the joint formulation of policy recommendations for more inclusive European societies for migrant children.

To know more about the event, please have a look at the invitation and draft agenda and register through the registration form by the 25th of October.


For more information please do not hesitate to email our Policy and Membership Development Officer Lukas at