Refugee Reception Service

Period of implementation: 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
  1. 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.
  2. Provision of protection information and advice in a language understood by the person of concern, through interpretation services, 
  3. Ensuring / providing legal representation in 1st, 2nd instances of the Government procedure,
  4. Counselling finally rejected asylum seekers on further legal remedies.



Our Efficiency

  • 90% Program Services
  • 10% Management