- The organization aims at promoting the demand for the furtherance
of social housing for the residential settlement of homeless
citizens, who live as nomads, by placing especial emphasis
to the problems that Rom citizens confront.
- This aim is achieved
within the framework of a contemporary humanistic perception
for social equality and the strengthening of the social rights
of all citizens and especially the ones who live under conditions
of marginalization and social exclusion, being deprived of
fundamental social rights, such as housing, employment, education,
access to heath, welfare and social services.
- The organization
is an independent non-governmental Organization and operates
as a citizens' initiative promoting voluntarism and social
specifically the goals of «Oikokoinonia» are ...
- The development of research for the detection, registration
and systematic approach of the geographical locations and
the typology of settlement of tent-dweller Rom and other groups
of homeless people and the approach of "inhabiting"
in the microenvironment of the intervention.
- The elaboration, scientific documentation and promotion
of residential settlement models, within the frame of a complete
propositional and holistic approach for the social inclusion,
the safeguarding of equality in living conditions and the
participation in social rights and goods.
- The cooperation with Local Administration Bodies so as to
design and implement projects for the residential settlement
and social support of Rom citizens and other groups of homeless
- The development of regional and international collaborations
with State and Local Administration Bodies, organized Rom
Associations and other non-governmental organizations who
have aims and goals relative to the field that «OikoKoinonia»
is activated, aiming at the establishment of communication
and action networks.
- The development and diffusion of know-how in the issues
that «OikoKoinonia» discourses by organizing
educational and trainingseminars and the production of methodological
and electronic tools for the dissemination of knowledge on
the aforementioned issues.
In order to
succeed its goals, «OikoKoinonia» ...
- Promotes research and publishes the results
by participating in conferences and other joint proceedings
- Brings forth its targets and activities
in all regional and international organizations that can contribute
to the promotion of the fundamental social request of «Oikokoinonia»,
i.e. the promotion of public housing of homeless people who
live as nomads. • Joins in with foreign bodies,
scientific centers or individuals and undertakes their representation
in reece, as well as the promotion of projects and campaigns
in Greece or abroad.
- Promotes the effort of acquiring financial
recourses for the implementation of its goals by participating
in European Union projects.
- Organizes exhibitions or screenings in
Greece and abroad, promotes or sponsors publications, documentaries,
television productions and publication of educational material.
- Cooperates with public or private bodies,
with organizations and individuals in Greece and abroad. It
mainly collaborates with bodies that promote development,
activation and cooperation of the Local Administration Organizations
on issues related to our goals.
- Exercises all legal means in order to achieve
its goals and to implement its activities.
- Is surrounded by advisors, friends and
supporters, who either as individuals or under any form of
associations assist the organization’s activities.