Fenix – Humanitarian Legal Aid is a US non-profit organization and Greek MKO, federally registered with Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum.
Our multidisciplinary team of lawyers, protection officers, legal assistants, translators, psychologists and experts from different academic backgrounds, provides legal aid, protection and psychosocial services to refugees and asylum seekers on Lesvos, while advocating for a more just and equitable asylum system.
Fenix’s Board of Trustees (USA) is committed to the provision of holistic legal aid to asylum seekers and refugees in Greece. We ensure that Fenix’s work is inline with our core values and mission, while also helping to grow and develop Fenix through our technical knowledge and networks.
Board members create directional guidance to help a nonprofit live up to its mission. They do this through:
Fenix is committed to conducting our work with a high level of professionalism and ethical standards. Protecting the communities we work with and our staff from any deliberate or accidental harm is our highest priority. Fenix expects all staff to share this safeguarding commitment by following our Code of Conduct and Policies and attending safeguarding training.