As the UN marks International Migrants Day, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has released data according to which more than 2,500 refugees and migrant children attend Greek schools in the framework of the EU-funded educational program.

At first it was difficult for the predominantly Christian Orthodox Greek society to incorporate the predominantly Muslim refugees and migrants who arrived in the country over the past few years.

However, despite initial difficulties, the program to integrate the children of migrants and refugees in Greek schools, is now deemed a success.

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