HIGGS collaborations with local & international stakeholders

Workshop from the Educational Organization ‘’Dimitra’’

October 12th 2017:  The Educational Organization ‘’Dimitra’’ conducted an educational workshop for trainers and feedback for the educational learning material of the greek language  with an emphasis on human rights. The workshop’s main goal was to provide information and help participants to familiarize with innovative educational methodologies and tools that were developed as part of the…

Transnational Meeting of the project “ReVoT”

12 & 13 September  2017 – The third transnational training of the partners of the project “ReVoT – Refugees in Vocational Training” was successfully implemented at HIGGS, in Athens. During their meeting they had the chance to talk with the HIGGS team as well as the newly established NPOs who are hosted at HIGGS. The…

Training Programs “Future Interpreters”

31 July & 3 August 2017 – HIGGS hosted the exams of the first cycle of participants of the program “Future Interpreters”. SolidarityNow, with the support of the Guerrilla Foundation and in collaboration with the Society for the Care of Minors (SMA) and the Panhellenic Association of Professional Translators Graduates of the Ionian University (PEEMPIP)…

HIGGS celebrated its two year anniversary with an NPO Fair 

8 October 2017 – HIGGS celebrated its 2 year anniversary from 10:30 to 19:00 at its premises with a wide range of activities. From Thessaloniki and Alexandria of Imathia to Athens and Crete, more than 20 Nonprofit Organizations honored us with their presence by carrying out various activities (3D printer constructions, adoption of stray animals…

Workshop “Media Management & Presentation Skills” – Thessaloniki

19 September 2017 – We held the workshop “Media Management & Presentation Skills” in cooperation with the Peace Journalism Laboratory of the Aristotle Univeristy of Thessaloniki at the New City Hall of Thessaloniki. The organizations participated in an experiential workshop in order to learn how to approach media as well as how to prepare themselves properly…

Advancing the Third Sector through Innovation and Variation (ATSIV)

Project Concept Lower income regions such as the crisis struck and underdeveloped East, South East and Mediterranean (ESEM) EU Countries are in desperate need of innovative ideas to support regional growth, to preserve living standards and to adhere to global trends. However, it is quite often that such regions fail to meet such demands and…

Volunteering – NGOs – Civil Society

7 July 2017- In cooperation with ActionAid Hellas and the municipality of Thessaloniki, we organized the event “Volunteering – NGOs – Civil Society” in Thessaloniki. The aim of the event was to highlight the value of volunteering, analyze ways to attract and manage volunteers, and present opportunities for international volunteering through the EU Aid Volunteers…

The activities of METAdrasi at HIGGS

We offered our space to METAdrasi: Action for migration and development. Specifically: Workshops for the Temporary Hospitality of Unaccompanied Minors in Families of META-Drasi January – June 2017. Monthly gatherings of the families that participated, in order for them to share experiences and exchange feelings, thoughts, reflections and suggestions to address potential challenges. Meetings of…

Training seminar by Caritas Hellas at HIGGS

May 23 & 25 & 26, 2017 – Caritas Hellas held a training seminar under the ELBa program at HIGGS. The ELBa (Emergenza Lavoro nei Balcani) project is an inter-Balkan program for the social economy and entrepreneurship of the Caritas network. The project partners are the local Caritas organizations from 8 Southeast European countries represented by…

HIGGS Workshop: Creativity & Innovation in NGOs

29 June 2017 – 7 representatives of Nonprofit Organizations participated in the educational – experiential workshop “Creativity & Innovation in NGOs” organized by HIGGS in collaboration with EFFECT. The participants had the opportunity to develop their ideas and receive feedback through individual and group exercises as well as role-playing games. Speakers/facilitators: • Sotiris Baratsas, CEO…

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