PROMITHEAS: Identification and Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture in Greece


February 2013 - September 2014


SYN-PEACE ”NGO of Social Solidarity

Rehabilitation and Research Center for Torture Victims (RCT)


Denmark and Greece


CFP Pilot Program for the Victims of Torture 2011


Increasing the capacity of professionals who come into contact with torture victims

Establishment of a rehabilitation unit that assesses the situation of victims of torture and provides psychological support, social rehabilitation and legal advice

Improving the knowledge of the stakeholders about the need for rehabilitation services for torture victims in Greece.


  • Creation and Adoption of a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP),

  • Assessment of educational needs and development of educational program,

  • Professional training,

  • Creating a Database,

  • Awareness and information material,

  • Providing services to victims of torture,

  • Training in the evaluation of alleged torture victims,

  • Distribution of results,

  • Website creation,

  • Monitoring and Evaluation of the Rehabilitation Process,

  • Professional Supervisor provides staff support


As a result of this project, Greece will acquire a pool of trained personnel capable of identifying, evaluating, providing support, advising, rehabilitating and assisting victims of torture to integrate into society.

Second, victims of torture will gain access to a unit of graduate professionals and a variety of free services that address their mental, medical, socio-economic and legal problems



Our Efficiency

  • 90% Program Services
  • 10% Management