Over 15,500 asylum seekers pre-registered on mainland Greece
UNHCR, 01 Jul 2016
This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 1 July 2016, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
By: William Spindler | 1 July 2016 |
A large-scale exercise to pre-register asylum seekers on m...
Joint Press Release: The pre-registration of asylum seekers in the Greek mainland is starting today
UNHCR / Greek Asylum Service / EASO, 08 Jun 2016
The Asylum Service is launching today a large scale operation to pre-register applications for international protection, offering the possibility to third country nationals in mainland Greece to ask for asylum in the country, for family reunification or relocation to another EU m...
UNHCR alarmed at refugee death on Hungary-Serbia border
UNHCR, 06 Jun 2016
Budapest, June 4, 2016 (UNHCR) – The UN Refugee Agency is alarmed at reports of the death of a Syrian refugee at the Hungary–Serbia border this week. UNHCR is seeking further details after being alerted about the death by the Hungarian Border Police. The man apparently drowned in the Tisza River...
Mediterranean death toll soars in first 5 months of 2016
UNHCR, 31 May 2016
GENEVA, May 31 (UNHCR) – At least 880 people are believed to have drowned last week in a spate of shipwrecks and boat capsizings on the Mediterranean, the UN Refugee Agency said today.
“For so many deaths to have occurred just in a matter of days and months is shocking and shows just how truly ...
GREECE: UNHCR concerned at conditions in new refugee sites and urges that alternatives be found
UNHCR, 27 May 2016
UNHCR is seriously concerned about sub-standard conditions at several sites in northern Greece where refugees and migrants were evacuated this week from the makeshift site at Idomeni, and urges the Greek authorities, with the financial support provided by the European Union, to find better alternati...
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