Asylum

Centers & Facilities
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Sep 18, 2020

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Humanitarian Governance
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Sep 17, 2020

Press release of legal organisations operating in Lesvos about the procedures regarding asylum seekers during the on-going emergency situation

Humanitarian Governance
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Jun 2, 2020

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is deeply concerned over government-arranged exit of some 9,000 recognized refugees from Greece’s reception system which began yesterday (1 June). In the coming months another 11,000 refugees will have to transit from assistance for asylum seekers to general social welfare, once recognized as refugees by Greece’s asylum authorities.