Day 169, Year of #Mygration: Teaching in Mosaik – Lesvos Island

Today’s post comes from Fotini Mitsou, an English teacher who has been working on the Greek Island of Lesvos since 2012. She teaches classes to refugees through the Mosaik Centre, located in the centre of the city of Mytilene. Mosaik was founded in July 2016 in the aftermath of the EU – Turkey agreement and the consequent great number of refugees trapped …

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Mosaik Support Center: A Mosaic of Personalities in the Heart of the City

Mosaik Support Center: A Mosaic of Personalities in the Heart of the City ARTICLE ON POLITIKA LESVOS – 15.07.16 By Natasha Papanikolaou Original version Oscar Wilde professed the following enigmatic view: the majority of people are other people. This eccentric cipher lends itself to diverse interpretations. One of them is …

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“Mosaik” for refugees and local people

The refugee flows to Lesvos are increasing, while there is no clarity as to what will happen with this emergency that has placed our island in the centre of international interest. One thing is clear, however. After the agreeement between the European Union and Turkey and the closure of the European borders, a few thousands of refugees and immigrants have been “trapped“ in Lesvos, some of them for more than six months.