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Mouzalas: We Plan to Close Most Refugee Camps in 2017, Move People into Apartments

The Greek government is planning to close most refugee camps in 2017 and transfer 10,000 people to apartments, Migration Policy Minister Yiannis Mouzalas said...

145 Refugees and Migrants Rescued off Chios

One hundred and forty-five refugees and migrants arrived in Chios, Greece,on Wednesday breaking a two-week lull in arrivals. The first group of 18 people, six...

Sixty-Seven Refugees Arrive on Lesvos

Sixty-Seven migrants and refugees arrived on Lesvos on Friday after zero arrivals on all the islands of the northern Aegean in the last ten...

Greek Education Min: Gov’t Will Not Take a Step Back on the Education of...

The government will not step back on the matter of education for child refugees, stated Greek Education Minister Costantinos Gavroglou in parliament on Thursday. According...

Greece Worried About Wave of Libyan Refugees to Arrive in Europe

The European Union is seeking a way to prevent an estimated one million Libyan refugees likely to start arriving in Europe in the summer,...

European Commission Stresses Need for Faster Resolution in Resettling Refugees

On Wednesday an announcement by the European Commission stressed the need to pick up the pace at which the resettlement program for refugees is...

Number of Recorded Migrants and Refugees on Islands Drops Below 10,000 for First Time

The number of refugees and migrants stranded on the northern Aegean islands dropped, for the first time, below 10,000 on Wednesday. The decline is attributed...

Fifty-Four Refugees and Migrants Arrive on Lesvos in Last 24 Hours

Fifty-four migrants and refugees arrived on northern Lesvos in the last 24 hours. No arrivals were reported on the islands of Chios and Samos. According to...

ND Leader Mitsotakis Accuses the Government of the Conditions at Refugee Camps

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis called on the government to deal with the repercussions of the refugee issue on the local...

Migration Min: EU Funds for Migration Granted in a Transparent Way

The EU funds granted to Greece in order to deal with the refugee issue were granted in a transparent manner, Minister for Migration Policy...

Tsipras-Merkel Agree to Expedite Initiatives for Greek Bailout Program Review

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday agreed to accelerate initiatives from all parties involved in order to complete...

Greece Returns 5 Syrian Refugees to Turkey

Greece returned on Thursday five Syrian refugees to Adana, Turkey, under the EU-Turkey agreement. The scheduled return of another 13 refugees from Mytilene to the...

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