U.S. Embassy Announces 200 Scholarships for Refugees in Athens, Thessaloniki

The U.S. embassy in Athens is offering 200 education scholarships to 200 refugees in Athens and Thessaloniki (100 from each city), in an effort...

Lesvos Receives 940 Migrants in June, a Record for 2017

The island of Lesvos received 940 migrants and refugees in June, a record number for 2017, says an Athens News Agency report. Compared to the...

Distressed Vessel Bound for Italy With 120 Migrants Rescued Near Chania

On Thursday morning a vessel carrying approximately 120 migrants was located 28 nautical miles from the Cape of Chania following a distress call from...

93 Greek Public Schools Providing Education to 2,500 Refugee Children

There are an estimated 20,000 refugee children currently residing in Greece according to the latest figures from UNICEF. Some of the children are living in...

Warm Weather Causes Influx in New Migrant Arrivals to Eastern Aegean Islands

Greece continues to see an influx of migrants arriving on its shores as the summer weather encourages more people fleeing their countries to attempt...

Distressed Vessel with 120 Migrants Rescued Near Karpathos

On Friday night in Greece a wooden vessel carrying 120 migrants was discovered in the marine area of Karpathos. A passenger on the boat...

9,487 Migrants and Refugees Stranded on the Northern Aegean Islands

Sixty-eight new migrant and refugees arrivals were recorded on the island of Lesvos in the last 48 hours while no arrivals were reported on...

Mouzalas: Investigation Into Rejected Turkish Aslyum Seekers Underway

An investigation is underway to find out if and to what extent Turkish citizens asking for asylum have been sent back, Minister for Migration Policy...

World Refugee Day Finds Tens of Thousands of Asylum Seekers Likely to Stay in...

The culmination of the refugee crisis in the summer of 2015 has left its mark on Greece, as tens of thousands asylum seekers seem...

Migrant Flows to Greek Islands on the Rise Again

Migrant flow from Turkey to the northeastern Aegean islands is on the rise in the past ten days putting locals under great pressure in...

Athens Prepares to Welcome Refugee Food Festival

Athens is gearing up for its debut in the Refugee Food Festival which will see five of the city's top restaurants host refugee chefs...

Airbnb Working with SolidarityNow on Free Refugee Housing Platform in Greece

The hospitality firm Airbnb and SolidarityNow on Thursday announced the launch of a new electronic "open houses" platform that helps people offer shelter to...

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