Category: PRESS RELEASE

The Municipality of Eastern Samos welcomes U-Report at the historic City Hall of Vathi for the completion of the first poll

U-Report, UNICEF's global platform for the promotion of youth participation in public life, traveled to the Municipality of Eastern Samos and was presented to local students. Athens, May 10, 2022: UNICEF Greece Country Office and the Network for Children’s Rights, in collaboration with the Municipality of Eastern Samos, organized an event at the City Hall [...]

One year after the Moria fire: Few lessons learned as Greece expands barriers to refugees’ protection

Forty five (45) NGOs and civil society groups have today released a report urging the European Union and Greek government to abandon plans to dramatically restrict the movement of people in refugee camps in Greece. With financial and technical support from the European Commission, authorities in Greece are constructing fences and concrete walls around dozens […]

PR | Greece deems Turkey “safe”, but refugees are not

The substantive examination of asylum applications is the only safe solution for refugees. Athens, 14 June 2021: With a new Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) issued on 7 June, the Greek State designates Turkey as a “safe third country” for families, men, women and children of five nationalities2 seeking international protection in Greece. It is noted […]