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The current exceptional situation in Greece requires additional measures by the European Union and EU Member States to further support the initiatives taken by the Greek authorities and civil society organisations to address the increasing numbers of refugees arriving in Greece.
ECRE has published its second AIDA Legal Briefing, discussing key problems in the collection and provision of asylum statistics in the European Union (EU).
The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) has issued internal instructions suspending the Dublin procedure in respect of Syrian nationals.
The European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), Forum Réfugiés-Cosi, Irish Refugee Council and Hungarian Helsinki Committee are happy to invite you to the launch of the third edition of their Annual Report on the State of Asylum in Europe, which compiles information from the Asylum Information Database (AIDA).
Syrian refugees are transported by the Greek authorities on a ferry from the Aegean islands to the mainland. Over 2,400 Syrian refugees who left the islands of Kos, Leros, Kalymnos and Lesvos on the “Eleftherios Venizelos” ferry disembarked at the port of Piraeus on 20 August.