Invitation 25/02 – Athens: “Media Advocating for Good!”

We are pleased to invite you to the online informative event for the project “Non-profits & Media advocating for good!”, which is implemented in the framework of the Active citizens fund, on Thursday 25 February 2021 at 16:00 – 17:00.

The event is addressed to representatives of Non-Profit Organizations and Media active in Athens.

The aim of the event is for participants to be informed about:

– The importance of advocacy actions and the cooperation between NGOs and the media

– the structured programme of experiential education and cooperation, through which NGOs and media will have the opportunity to co-design and implement advocacy actions together.


Sotiris Petropoulos, Co-Founder, HIGGS

Christos Fragonikolopoulos, Professor, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Charalambos Bratisas, President, Open Knowledge Foundation of Greece

Dimitris Xenakis, Co-Founder, Initiative for Journalism

The event is open to all, with pre-registration until Wednesday, 24/02.

Register your participation here.

The project “Non-profits & Media advocating for good!” is implemented in the framework of the Active citizens fund, with HIGGS as implementing agency and its partners, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the Open Knowledge Foundation of Greece and Civil Non Profit Companies Initiative for Journalism.

The €12m Active citizens fund programme is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway and is part of the European Economic Area (EEA) funding mechanism for the period 2014 – 2021 known as EEA Grants. The programme aims to strengthen and enhance the sustainability of civil society and to highlight its role in promoting democratic processes, enhancing citizens’ participation in public life and defending human rights. The Active citizens fund grant for Greece is managed jointly by the Bodossaki Foundation and SolidarityNow.