An appeal against violations of the social rights of minor refugees and migrants in mainland Greece and the Northeast Aegean islands was filed before a European body specializing in the protection of social rights at European level.
The Accommodation Scheme1 provides rented housing to vulnerable asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece. Urban accommodation helps restore a sense of normalcy and provides better access to services, including education and health. People are additionally supported by social workers and interpreters who help them access medical services, employment, language courses and recreational activities.
The Secretariat for Crisis Management Communication of the Ministry of Digital Policy Telecommunications and Media issued a Newsletter on the Refugee – Migration Issue which includes statistics of the period January-September 2018 as well as the actions of state institutions and services in the field
Refugee Support Aegean (RSA), member of Racist Violence Recording Network (RVRN), records an increase in xenophobic and racist practices and attacks against the presence of refugees and the creation of new hotspots in Lesvos and Samos islands, during the last six months.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today published the results of an annual participatory assessment report on the concerns of asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece about their current situation and future prospects and risks and how to address them. The participatory assessment was concluded by holding separate discussions with women, girls, boys, and men, to gather information from their perspective on their daily lives, the protection risks they face and to hear their proposed solutions.