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June 25, 2020
Joint statement on the extension of restrictive measures for asylum-seekers

Open letter signed by 44 organisations

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June 8, 2020
Nicolò Govoni receives the CIDU Award assigned by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

"In consideration of his awareness-raising activities on refugees and migrants", Nicolò Govoni, President of Still I Rise, is among the seven recipients of the CIDU Award for Human Rights awarded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

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May 1, 2020
Still I Rise launches its first program in Syria
Giulia Cicoli, Programs Director

We can’t even believe it ourselves, but we are starting plans to hopefully open a youth center in Syria soon!

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April 30, 2020
Urgently assist Greece in evacuating the 38,700 people living in the camps of the Aegean Islands
Still I Rise Press Office

Open Letter to European Commission after the fires in Samos last April 26th and 27th

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April 29, 2020
Advocacy | ECHR grants the interim measures for 7 UAMs from Samos hotspot
Still I Rise Press Office

The Greek government is to immediately transfer 7 unaccompanied minors to safer accommodations: another outcome achieved by Still I Rise for children rights in Samos

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April 20, 2020
“TOGETHER” AND “LIBERI DI IMPARARE”: STILL I RISE E-LEARNING

Still I Rise, the international NGO specialised in the education and protection of refugee minors, presents two e-learning projects: Together, the e-learning platform designed not only for refugee minors but for all students from all around the world, and Liberi di Imparare (Free to Learn), the educational project created with Italian educators and students in mind.

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March 25, 2020
Nominate the hospital staff of the world for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
Still I Rise Press Office

The petition launched by Still I Rise NGO on Change.org has already reached over 50,000 signatures in a few days. The purpose of the petition is to ask the Nobel Prize Committee to exceptionally welcome the nomination of health personnel from all over the world for the Nobel Peace Prize 2020. 

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March 25, 2020
Protect the most vulnerable to ensure protection for everyone - Open Letter
Still I Rise Press Office

'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'

Open letter signed by 121 Organizations

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March 17, 2020
Still I Rise opens "Beraber" in Turkey: it will become the first International School for refugee children
Still I Rise Press Office

Still I Rise NGO inaugurates the second educational center for adolescent refugees from the ages of 10 to 17 in Gaziantep, Turkey. In September of 2020 it will be transformed into the first international school for refugee children in the world.

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March 11, 2020
Let's come together and become the angels of the forgotten hospitals!
Still I Rise

Join us in our fundraising effort and support Italy's smaller hospitals.

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March 6, 2020
Protect our laws and humanity - Open letter
Still I Rise Press Office

The 256 undersigned organisations are deeply concerned about recent developments at the Evros border and the Aegean islands where people are stranded at the borders of Europe, instrumentalized for political purposes, and subject to violations of their rights.

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February 14, 2020
Nicolò Govoni nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
Still I Rise Press Office

Nicolò Govoni, president and co-founder of Still I Rise NGO, has been nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize: the proposal comes from the Republic of San Marino by the voice of Sara Conti, member of the Great and General Council.

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December 24, 2019
Samos Hotspot: ECtHR grants interim measures demand for five unaccompanied minors
Still I Rise Press Office

The European Court of Human Rights granted interim measures to safeguard the physical and psychological integrity of five unaccompanied minor refugees on the island of Samos, Greece, following the case presented by the legal section of Greek Council for Refugees (GRC), with the support of ASGI, Still I Rise and Médicins Sans Frontières. 

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October 15, 2019
Fire in the Samos hotspot: foretold tragedy, collapsing situation
Still I Rise Press Office

No death in the terrible fire raged yesterday evening, October 14 around 10 pm, at the reception center on the island of Samos, Greece, a fire which forced evacuation of about 6 thousand refugees.

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January 17, 2019
Lawsuit by Still I Rise reaches the European Parliament
Still I Rise Press Office

The criminal complaint launched by Still I Rise against the management of the RIC (Reception and Identification Centre) in Samos, Greece, has reached the European Parliament with two Parliamentary Questions requiring a written answer.

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May 26, 2020
COVID-19 – our support to the most vulnerable

The coronavirus outbreak is affecting the entire world with over 5 million people affected and 340,000 victims at the global level, according to recent WHO data. When the pandemic broke out in Europe, hitting Italy first and undermining its health and economic systems, we decided to find ways to give our contribution for the most vulnerable affected by this emergency. Here, all the initiatives we launched in Italy, our headquarter, as well as in the other countries where Still I Rise operates.

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June 22, 2020
20th June - World Refugee Day - the right to have rights

All over the world, there are over 70 million people fleeing from wars, hunger, persecution and violence. This already appalling number is constantly increasing. Women, men and children are forced to leave their homes to seek safety, hoping for a better life.

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