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About Task Force Migration Management

The mission of the Task Force Migration Management (TFMM) is to improve conditions and end overcrowding in migrant reception centres on the Greek islands and to enhance migration and asylum processes in Greece.


  1. 2020
    September 8 and 9

    A number of fires destroy the Moria reception camp on Lesvos. 12,362 children, women and men were left without shelter. The Commission grants €750,000 in emergency assistance.

  2. 2020
    September 23

    The Commission announces the creation of a dedicated Task Force to improve the situation on the island. 

  3. 2020
    December 3

    The Commission, Greek authorities and EU agencies agree on a detailed plan to establish a new, up-to-standard reception centre on Lesvos.

Key objectives of the Task Force Migration Management



  • ​​​​​​​Memorandum of Understanding between the European Commission, Greek authorities and EU agencies on a joint pilot for the establishment of a new reception and identification centre in Lesvos