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Cyprus, EU to Discuss Additional Assistance on Migration

A technical team of the European Union’s Directorate General on Migration will visit Cyprus on Tuesday to meet with local officials and discuss additional...

European Commissioner Avramopoulos Files Suit against 2 Novartis Witnesses

European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos on Friday filed a suit against two of the three protected witnesses in the Novartis...

Paraskevi Michou: First Woman Appointed EU Secretary General of Migration

The European Commission on Wednesday announced the appointment of Greek citizen Paraskevi Michou, as EU Secretary General of Migration and Home Affairs. According to the...

Tusk Vs. Avramopoulos in Latest EU Refugee Quotas Feud

The deep political, economic and cultural divide between North and South in the EU has led to yet another feud - this time on...

Three Million Migrants Waiting to Cross into Greece, Says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

While visiting Athens on Thursday, European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos said that there are approximately 3 million refugees waiting to cross into Greece...

Mayors of Aegean Islands in Brussels to Discuss Migration Issue

The mayors of five Aegean islands are in Brussels invited by European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos. The mayors of the islands of Lesvos Spyros...

EU Commission: Member States Must Fulfill Obligations for Migrant Relocation Plan

In an effort to re-establish the migrant relocation plan from Italy and Greece, to other EU countries, the European union has called out its...

Avramopoulos: EU Member-States Must Speed Up Pace of Relocation

Greece is fulfilling its obligations in managing migration and now it is time for EU member-states to show solidarity and accelerate the rate of...

UNHCR High Commissioner Lepri: Greece has Ignored Proposals for Helping Migrants at Camps

On Thursday Giovanni Lepri of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spoke to reporters claiming that the UN had given Greece's Migration Ministry...

Avramopoulos: Alleviating the Situation on the Greek Islands a ‘Humanitarian Imperative’

All Greeks and Europeans have a humanitarian imperative to alleviate the situation on the Greek islands, for the migrants as well as for the...

Europe to be Sending Migrants Back to Greece Starting in March

European Union member states are to be sending migrants and refugees back to Greece beginning in mid-March, the European Commission announced on Thursday. The decision...

The Refugee Crisis Is Not Over; Relocations Must Be Accelerated, Says EU Commissioner Avramopoulos

European Commissioner for Migration Dimitris Avramopoulos called on the EU state members to continue and accelerate the refugee relocations from Greece and Italy and...

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