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Author: Theodoris Kostoulas

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Last monday,  on the 8th of May, Odyssea founder and CEO Jai Mexis spoke with Charis Digridakis for Alpha Radio about Odyssea's vision and mission. In an ever changing society, Mr Mexis presented Odyssea's holistic model that aims to empower vulnerable youth through vocational training, aiming at their integration in the labor market. Catch the full interview: OdysseaNGO

In this very interesting TED talk Jai Mexis & Lucas Oikonomakis, explore how key challenges of the humanitarian ecosystem, such as monitoring, transparency and scalability can be addressed by harnessing the power of technology and data-driven approaches.Humanitarian work does not need to be obsolete but can rather be a driving force utilizing the power of innovation

Recently, Odyssea became an associate member of EAEA. Odyssea is a non-profit organisation based in Athens, Greece, that supports young vulnerable people in gaining access to employment opportunities in society. Programme Manager Thodoris Kostoulas gives insight into the main activities of the organisation and its future plans. Odyssea provides tailored vocational and life skills training combined with

Odyssea is glad to announce that INTERCULTURAL CRAFT project is awarded for a grant within the ERASMUS+ programme. The 33 months project will be carried out by a consortium of 7 organisations from Greece,  Italy, Spain, and Slovenia. The project aims to promote social innovation and intercultural dialogue with a new training path that can map and enhance migrants, social workers and local artisans' craft skills, relating

We are super excited to tell you that Odyssea (from more than 1,100 applications applicants from EU and the only Greek entry!), is the runner-up and won EUR 20,000 and a communication package in the category “Prioritising the places and people that need it the most“ in the prestigious New European Bauhaus Prizes: https://bit.ly/3OamMli Commissioners Gabriel and

Médecins du Monde Greece announced the launch of its collaboration with Odyssea, in the framework of the implementation of actions to strengthen the social integration of vulnerable social groups. The aim of these actions is to support the beneficiaries of Médecins du Monde in accessing the job market, through an integrated system of referrals to Odyssea's educational programs. In

EAEA is the European Association for Education of Adults and its General Assembly and Annual conference were held in Μechelen, close to Brussels, the 30th and 31st May respectively.Odyssea joined the association as an associate member during the general assembly with the positive votes of all the other members. Our very own Loukas Oikonomakis, representing Odyssea, received the membership

We are delighted to announce that Odyssea has been selected as one of the 52 finalists for the New European Bauhaus (NEB) Prizes 2022, and we are progressing to the next stage! Odyssea is the only Greek participant. Odyssea was chosen out of over 1100 applications, following an evaluation by independent experts.  Our efforts have been recognized due to their quality, contribution