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01.10.2017

OPEN CALL> >> Are you a designer, social innovator, entrepreneur, hacker, maker or someone who is interested in making the world better? Sign up now to the Design for Peace Hackathon, hosted in Konstfack University of Arts, Craft and Design in Stockholm, Sweden. 30 Changemakers, 10 inspirational speakers, 3 day hack and the opportunity to bring your idea and project directly to the refugees living in the refugee camps of Athens, Lesbos and Greece....

24.09.2017

Sharing with all of you Peacemakers, photos from the Innovation Summit, which was hosted in the Danish Institute in Athens on the 22nd of September 2017.

22.09.2017

On the 22nd of September 2017, design, humanitarian and technology agencies from around the world will be featured in an innovative meeting of experts, hosted at the Danish Institute at Athens. Look forward to welcoming some bright minds on stage from Greece, Norway, Sweden and the UK,  representing organizations such as Comte Bureau, Biomimicry Norway, Konstfack Industrial Design and Interior Architecture, Topp Design & Innovation, LATRA, UNHCR, the...

21.09.2017

A day prior to the INNOVATION SUMMIT which will be held on the 22nd of Septemeber 2017 in the Danish Institute in Athens, DESIGN FOR PEACE in collaboration with ORGANISATION EARTH organises a pre-event intended on casually introducing participating speakers to a wide audience, and holding a number of expert meetings with key stakeholders on the humanitarian field of Greece. The event was hosted in the premises of ORGANISATION EARTH, and following a nu...

18.09.2017

This week DESIGN FOR PEACE hosted designers, makers and producers from Konstfack University of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm, Sweden to the humanitarian fields of Greece. The Peacemakers visited a number of refugee camps in Lesbos and in Athens, and undertook the construction of a shed which will be used for distribution of Non Food Items in Lesbos. 

16.09.2017

Today marks the inauguration of the DESIGN FOR PEACE - Innovation Week, which will take place between the 16th-21st of September in Lesbos & in Athens. Design experts from Sweden, Norway, the UK and Greece,will undertake field research in refugee camps of Lesbos and Athens and hold key expert meetings with representatives of Governments, Social Enterprises, Non-Governmental Agencies and Institutional Financiers. The aim of the research and meetings is...

04.09.2017

DESIGN FOR PEACE welcomed 25 Peacemakers from Avans University of Applied Sciences in Holland, to the humanitarian field of Lesbos . Avans is a high-ranked vocational university, and the Peacemakers who traveled to Lesbos participated in a number of hands-on activities aimed at improving directly the living conditions and build environment of the refugees residing in the camps of Lesbos. The Peacemakers also visited the camp in Moria as well as t...

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