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Provision of legal and social services to migrants in Lesvos

Implementation Period: 01/03/2017 – 30/09/2017
Collaborator: Oxfam
Country of Implementation: Greece, Lesvos
Aims: To ensure the fundamental rights of refugees are respected by focusing on the rights to asylum, proper reception services, safety, and access to justice.
Activities:
  • Provision of targeted legal information and aid. Assistance includes registration of asylum applications and preparation for interviews, memoranda, appeals, subsequent applications, family reunification procedure and through Dublin III, application for annulment, representation in court proceedings, etc.
  • Provision of targeted social information and aid. Assistance includes psychological support, individualized vulnerability reports in support of the cases examined at the Asylum Services and support to all family members of the beneficiary. Social workers will also support access to other services through referrals to hospitals and other organizations that provide medical care, psychological counselling, social support and safe spaces.
Results: Persons in need of international protection gain access to the rights enshrined in national and international protection. Provision of legal and social aid to persons likely in need of international protection in Lesvos.

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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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