The Smile of the Child awarded European Citizens’ Prize 2014

The European Parliament honoured the Greek NGO for its work on the rights of the child

In honour of its 20 years work for the protection of children Eurochild member “The Smile of the Child” was awarded the European Citizens’ Prize 2014 by the Vice-President of the European Parliament Mrs. Sylvie Guillaume. The ceremony took place on Wednesday 25 February in the European Parliament in Brussels where the Greek NGO and 46 more citizens, groups, associations and organisations received this prize in recognition of their achievements.

"You would allow me to dedicate this award to my son Andreas and to his idea that mobilized us and saved the lives of so many children. I would also like to dedicate it to our volunteers, our sponsors, to those people supporting us, our employees and to the children that we raised and we are currently raising in our Homes. To this big family which is a model on national and international level, we are wishing them to continue with quality, efficiency, passion and true love and care for children”, stated the Chairperson of “The Smile of the Child”, Costas Yannopoulos.

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