New Policy Brief

New Policy Brief published by the The Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration (CERC Migration)
Authors: Danai Aggeli, Vassilis Papadopoulos

Food for all

Press Conference - Presentation of the report

''Being Hungry in Europe: An Analysis of the Food Insecurity Experienced by Refugees, Asylum Seekers, Migrants, and Undocumented People in Greece"

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New Report

The new report “Without papers, there’s no life: Legal barriers in access to protection for unaccompanied children in Greece ”, is based on the joint work of the Greek Council for Refugees with Save the Children International


New GCR Report

New GCR report reveals violence against refugees at the Greek-Turkish borders and criminalization of legal aid organizations

Information Note

Information note on pushbacks

On interventions and on interim measures granted by the European Court of Human Rights in cases regarding pushbacks

Asylum Case

Asylum Case Law Report

Greek Asylum Case Law Report Issue 2/2022 released

Thank you

"Thank you!"

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The Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) is a Non- Governmental Organization, which has been active since 1989 in the field of asylum and human rights in Greece.

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GCR aims to improve the system of providing international protection and the defense of human rights, through its participation in European programs and the implementation of projects financed by domestic or international public and private organizations..



The Greek Council for Refugees (GCR) is a Non- Governmental Organization, which has been active since 1989 in the field of asylum and human rights in Greece.


Career Opportunities

Learn more about all the available career opportunities in Greek Refuges Council


Educational Material

GCR has developed and gathered educational material following the need for scientific documentation and research, informing, educating on broader rights issues, supporting and organizing scientific days, conferences and focused trainings.


Information for people fleeing the war from Ukraine - Ministry of Migration and Asylum


Legal Unit

The Greek Council for Refugees’ (GCR) legal unit provides legal assistance and counseling to those who come to the organization and are in need of international protection or belong to particularly vulnerable groups


Social Unit

The mission and vision of GCR’s social unit is to empower and enable the integration of asylum seekers and recognized refugees so they can achieve a sense of belonging and live with dignity.



First Reception and Interpretation Unit is responsible for receiving, registering and directing those serving in the Legal or Social Service of GCR, as appropriate.

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Οur Impact

More than 155710 GCR beneficiaries from 1989 until today
Total number of GCR beneficiaries in 2021
Total number of people who received legal aid in 2021
Total number of people who received social aid in 2021

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