Tag Archives: Greece

Winter Course: Migration in the margins of Europe

The Institute for Migration & Ethnic Studies (IMES), The Netherlands Institute at Athens, The Netherlands Institute in Turkey, organize together a winter school for Master and PhD on Migration in the margins of Europe: From Istanbul to Athens in January … Continue reading

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Call for applications: fellowship on the topic of Migration and Cross-Mediterranean Relations

The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs (London, UK) is inviting research proposals on the topic of ‘Migration and Cross-Mediterranean Relations’ which is open to citizens from Greece and hosted by Chatham House’s Europe Programme and International Law Programme. The call is … Continue reading

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New report by UNHCR: do not return asylum-seekers to Greece

Over the last two years Greece and neighbouring Mediterranean states have been experiencing an increase in the number of refugees and migrants arriving by sea, many seeking to move on to other EU states. In 2014, around 43,500 refugees and … Continue reading

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Council of Europe: Greece must end collective expulsions

News article The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Nils Muiznieks, has criticised Greece for a large number of reported collective expulsions of migrants, including a large number of Syrians fleeing war violence, and allegations of ill-treatment of migrants … Continue reading

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New CJEU Judgment on the Scope for Asylum Applicants to Challenge their Dublin Transfer

Case law On 10 December 2013, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) issued a judgment in Case C 394/12. It held that the opportunities for an asylum seeker to challenge a decision to transfer … Continue reading

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New report: pushed back at the Greek-Turkish border

Pro Asyl – a German coalition of churches, refugee councils, unions, and human rights councils – has written a report called “PUSHED BACK”, which reveals systematic push backs of refugees in the Aegean Sea, from Greek Islands and at the … Continue reading

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New CJEU Ruling on Allocation of Responsibility pursuant to the Dublin II Regulation

Case law On 14 November 2013, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) held that a Member State which is prohibited from returning an asylum seeker under the Dublin II Regulation to a country where the applicant would be … Continue reading

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