ADVOCACY

ΚΟΙΝΟ ΔΕΛΤΙΟ ΤΥΠΟΥ: Ένα μεγάλο πισωγύρισμα στην ένταξη, η περικοπή του βοηθήματος σε αιτούντες άσυλο

Με ανακοίνωσή του στις 15 Απριλίου, το Υπουργείο Μετανάστευσης και Ασύλου εξήγγειλε την οριζόντια περικοπή του οικονομικού βοηθήματος για όλες και όλους τους αιτούντες άσυλο που δεν στεγάζονται σε δομές της ευθύνης του ή των συνεργαζόμενων με αυτό φορέων, από την 1η Ιουλίου 2021. Η εξαγγελία αυτή έγινε, μάλιστα, χωρίς την έκδοση καμίας σχετικής Υπουργικής […]

Joint Press Release: Greece deems Turkey “safe”, but refugees are not.

The substantive examination of asylum applications is the only safe solution for refugees June 14th, 2021 With a new Joint Ministerial Decision (JMD) issued on 7 June,[1] the Greek State designates Turkey as a “safe third country” for families, men, women and children of five nationalities[2] seeking international protection in Greece. It is noted that […]

Joint Action for the creation of an initiative of organisations in relation to pushbacks

Over the last years, the undersigned organisations have been receiving allegations of pushbacks at the country’s land and sea borders. This practice seems to have now acquired systematic characteristics and constitutes an official state policy aiming at the prevention of refugee and migrant flows. Although not a new phenomenon, this policy of land and sea […]

Civil society demands that Greece’s Recovery Plan prioritises making society greener and fairer

70 civil society organisations co-signed an open letter to the Deputy Minister of Finance, Theodoros Skylakakis, initiated by Common Ground and Greenpeace, outlining their priorities for a green and just recovery and seeking more public involvement in developing policies. Greece, like all other member states, has until the end of April to submit a plan […]

OPEN LETTER: “ALL CHILDREN HAVE THE RIGHT TO GO TO SCHOOL. DO NOT TAKE THAT AWAY FROM THEM”

TO: The Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis The Minister of Education and Religious Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, Niki Kerameus The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen The European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Mariya Gabriel The European […]