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Refugee Reception Service

Date: September 2012 - August 2013
Partners: None
Country: Greece
Category: Stavros Niarchos Foundation
  • Enhancing refugees access to information and counselling 
  • Improve the capacity of GCR to assist a larger number of asylum seekers
  • Legal counselling and advice on asylum procedures and rights provided to persons seeking protection, Legal counselling and advice provided by 6 full time qualified lawyers in Athens, 3 junior lawyers, 2 lawyers in Orestiada, 1 lawyer in Alexandroupoli and 1 lawyer in Thessalonica.
  • Provision of protection information and advice in a language understood by the person of concern, through interpretation services, 
  • Ensuring / providing legal representation in 1st, 2nd instances of the Government procedure,
  • Counselling finally rejected asylum seekers on further legal remedies.


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Δίκτυο Καταγραφής Περιστατικών Ρατσιστικής ΒίαςEuropean Council on Refugees and ExilesEuropean Network on StatelessnessSeperated Children in Europe ProgrammeEuro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network