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Participation in a photo exhibition

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Date Monday, 12 September 2005
Location The openings of the exhibition took place on the 12th of September 2005 at the multi-recreational centre of the Municipality of Amarousio in Athens (85 Vasilissis Sofias Street, Marousi, Athens). The exhibition remained open until the 25th of September.
Participants The NGOs participating in the exhibition, were: Action Aid, Caritas, HumanNet, One Earth, UNICEF, WWF, Doctors of the World, Doctors Without Borders, Municipality of Amarousio, Hellenic Book Club, Hellenic Rescue Team, Hellenic Children's Museum, Hellenic Red Cross, European Perspective, European Centre of Public Rights, "ANTHROPOMANIA", World Without Wars and Violence, Municipality of Amarousio UNESCO Society, Hellenic Therapeutic Horseback Riding Society, Pharmacists of the World.

The aim of the exhibition was the sensitization of the public with respect to the role played by Hellenic NGOs in Civil Society. It was the first time that a large number of NGOs, activated both in Hellas and abroad in the field of humanitarian and development interventions, participated jointly in an initiative, which portrayed in a unique way the work they undertake all over the world. The exhibition itself focused on the presentation of snapshots from the humanitarian and development oriented initiatives implemented dynamically by the Hellenic NGOs, in an effort to promote their work but also activate the participation of the citizens, the business world, Local Self-Government and the world of politics.

The exhibition was organized by the Hellenic Centre for the Promotion of Volunteerism "" and the Municipality of Amarousio Cultural Centre.