DG HOME colleagues helped to organise a third job fair for asylum seekers in Lesvos, Greece on May 4.
These job fairs, co-organised with UNHCR, include mapping of potential candidates, tuition for target candidates on preparing their CVs, papers and also interview preparation. Information sessions
From April 2021 to February 2023, the EU has provided 25.3 million EUR under an Emergency Support Instrument (ESI) to support Greece’s health system during the COVID 19 pandemic.
The relocation scheme puts the European Union’s values and core priorities of migration policy in action - to care for vulnerable people and promote their well-being.
The programme 'Hellenic Integration Support for Beneficiaries of International Protection (HELIOS)' helps people to become part of a new community when they have been granted asylum, also known as international protection.
Two years ago, when fires destroyed the camp in Moria, Europe responded rapidly as countries sent aid to help the host community on Lesvos. The European Commission funded transfers of asylum seekers to the mainland.
As part of its comprehensive approach on migration, the EU helps its countries to put in place an effective system for sustainable migration management based on solidarity and responsibility sharing.
New showers and toilets are now installed at the temporary reception centre on Lesvos guaranteeing clean, safe water and sanitation to residents.
27 November 2021 marked the opening of two new reception centres on the Greek islands of Leros and Kos. A €121 million grant from the European Commission was used for the construction of the two facilities, as well as the existing reception centre on Samos.
The newly built Multi-Purpose Reception and Identification centre on Samos - Zervou officially opened its doors on 18 September 2021.
A year after a fire destroyed the Moria reception centre in Lesvos, progress continues on the construction of new reception facilities across the eastern Aegean islands.