Awards and Distinctions

Since its launch in 2010, RhodesMRC has been received as an innovative tool and platform that promotes youth development.

  • the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Ms Marija Pejčinović Burić, for 2023;
  • the auspices and support of NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division, for 2018, 2019, 2022 and 2023;
  • the auspices of the Greek Ministry for Family and Social Cohesion, for 2023;
  • the auspices of the National Commission for Human Rights of the Hellenic Republic, for 2023;
  • the auspices of HAH, the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew I, in 2019;
  • the patronage of the Organization of Black Sea Economic Co-operation and the Secretary General of its PERMIS, Ambassador Michael B. Christides, for 2018 and 2019;
  • the patronage of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland, for 2015, 2016 and 2017;
  • the official support of 18 Embassies and Foreign Missions in Athens for 2017, under the initiative RhodesMRC Embassy Program; 8 Embassies have renewed their support in 2018;
  • the official support of the United Nations Regional Information Center for Western Europe, for 2017;
  • its inclusion to the official calendar of 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, as celebrated by the World Tourism Organization, being a fine example of academic tourism and an incubator of young travelers that learn to cherish diversity and respect cultural heritage;
  • its inclusion to the official calendar of the European Year of Youth 2022;
  • distinction as one of the top projects for European Youth in 2013 by the Nantes Creative Generations program in France;
  • being the cornerstone of the House of Europe in Rhodes award by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean, in 2012.