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Detention

Implementation period: 1/1/2016 - 31/7/2017
Collaborators: UNHCR
Country of implementation: Greece
Aims: Provision of legal assistance and counselling to persons in need of international protection, placing special attention to persons of concern under detention conditions in Attica and Northern Greece.
Activities:
  • A team of lawyers, social workers and interpreters visit detention sites and provide legal and social assistance.
  • Provision of targeted legal information, assistance in order to facilitate access to and continuation of the asylum procedure including registration of asylum applications and preparation for interviews, memoranda, appeals, subsequent applications, family reunification procedure through Dublin III, writs of annulment to persons in need of international protection in detention
  • Challenge detention decisions before administrative and judicial authorities for persons of concern
  • Provision of legal information and assistance to persons with specific needs found in detention - Identify and provide legal information and assistance to minors found in detention
Results: Provision of legal assistance to persons of concern under detention conditions in order to facilitate their access to the asylum procedure.

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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

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