Black European Women's Council - BEWC

19 – 20 October

Minority group BEWC will organise activities in stadiums all over Greece.  The Superleague has dedicated a match during this weekend to raising awareness on racism in football. The events will see immigrant and Greek children escort players onto the pitch and raise the Red Card to racism. Free tickets will also be given to immigrant communities to attend the games.

The aim is to raise awareness about the devastation of racism in football and to show solidarity to immigrant groups. The Superleague, the International School of Athens, Filipino School, the American Community School and educators from all over Greece will select the children who are to attend the games.

In cooperation with the UN sponsored UpGirls Club at the American Community School, the BEWC will have a talk on Racism and it’s Effects on Immigrant Women, held the 1st week of November.


16– 26 October

The Volos not for profit organisation Foul is celebrating the Action Weeks by hosting a street soccer tournament at the city centre involving the local community involving Roma teams, migrants and professional and amateur players.

On 20th October the NGO will display anti-discrimination banners and distribute informative material at the AEK FC v Ag. Nikolaos match.

The Greek group will also introduce the Football People campaign during a seminar held by the Greek Football Federation and promote a friendly between a referee team and a women team in Volos on 16th October.

ACS Athens

19 October

To show their support for the Action Weeks, ACS Athens school will be hosting a football tournament with participants from several international high schools in Athens.


Further information and dates coming soon.

Activities during a match.

APOB | Football Academy

Further information and dates coming soon

Activities with children.

Club Serres for UNESCO

15 – 29 October

Club Serres for UNESCO will organise an anti-racist football tournament involving a school and several women’s and men’s football teams. Partners include the Municipality of Serres and PRAXIS(NGO).

Dimitrias FC

19 October – 31 May 2014

The Roma amateur football Club Dimitrias from Volos has opted to put the Fare logo on their jerseys for the upcoming football season to show their commitment to the fight against racism in football. They are also displaying an anti-racist banner.


09 – 16 September

DIOGENIS, partnering with Greek Homeless Football team, is running an open forum on racism in football exploring how it affects society in general, and develop methods of dealing with it. It is hoped that the forum will be widely attended by young people and athletes. 

Greek Council for Refugees

15 – 29 October

The Greek Council for Refugees is organising a football tournament for immigrant children and students from local schools. The organisation will also invite some immigrant children to watch professional football games.

Lerolohites and ARIS FC Thessaloniki

9 November

Lerolohites, supporters of Thessaloniki club ARIS FC, will celebrate the Action Weeks by creating an anti-discrimination / anti-racism” choreography at the Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium during their match against Panathinaikos on the 9th of November. There will be free entrance for minorities for the match.

Local youth council of Kos Island

13 October

The Local youth council of Kos Island will host a round table discussion under the auspices of the City Council of Kos and with the support of the Regional Council of the Dodekanissa province under the title “Managing spontaneity in cross-border regions – Exploring the potential of sports to fight against discrimination and racism”.

Partners for the event are the regional council of Dodekanissa, a Muslim youth informal group of Kos Island, Greek Women’s Lobby , the Roma association of Dodekanissa and the European Ekfrassi magazine.

Niki Volou Fans

Further information and dates coming soon

The fans of the team Niki Volou (Football League of Greece) will organise in a game choreography with anti-racism messages.


Further information and dates coming soon

The club is running an interview with player Marc Zoro, a football player who fights racism.

Super League of Greece in cooperation with BEWC

26-27 October

Anti-discrimination activities will held during the Greek Superleague matches on 26 and 27 October with representatives of refugees escorting the teams onto the pitch.


Players of Panathinaikos will visit the International School of Athens to speak about their views and experiences on racism and discrimination.

The Homeless Team of Greece in Athens

Further information and dates coming soon


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