Tag: Dimitris Avramopoulos

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Mitsotakis aims to strengthen Greek borders as part of migration policy

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced key migration policy decisions on Monday following his meetings with European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship; Dimitris Avramopoulos and government ministers including Citizen Protection…

Kyriakos Mitsotakis

PM Mitsotakis to tackle migration policy with EU officials

Greece’s newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is scheduled to meet senior EU officials today, Monday 15 July to discuss migration policy. Specifically, the Greek PM will chair a meeting on migration at…

EU to introduce new identity cards to boost safety measures 1

EU to introduce new identity cards to boost safety measures

In efforts to boost border safety and prevent terrorists and criminals from entering the European Union with forged documents, EU lawmakers approved new rules aimed at establishing a uniform identity card format across all…

Europe is a protective umbrella for Greece: EU Commissioner 3

Europe is a protective umbrella for Greece: EU Commissioner

European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said, “Europe is Greece’s supporter in practice and, essentially, Europe is a protective umbrella for Greece” during his speech at the Olympia Forum organised by the newspaper “Patris”…

EU handed 2 billion euros to Greece over migration issues 5

EU handed 2 billion euros to Greece over migration issues

European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said on Wednesday that the EU has assisted Greece with 2 billion euros worth of subsidies. Avramopoulos made the comments during a…

EU Commission President receives Greek President 7

EU Commission President receives Greek President

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday received Greece’s President Prokopios Pavlopoulos during his official visit to Brussels. Following their meeting , the Greek President and Jean-Claude Juncker attended a working luncheon…

No country can confront migration challenges alone: Avramopoulos 9

No country can confront migration challenges alone: Avramopoulos

In his statement on the occasion of the International Migrants Day, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Greek politician Dimitris Avramopoulos said “ no country can confront migration challenges…

Greek President talks FYROM and Turkey at Euro Commission HQ 11

Greek President talks FYROM and Turkey at Euro Commission HQ

Greece’s President was welcomed in Brussels yesterday at the European Commission headquarters by EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos. During his visit the President addressed Greek European Union…

Avramopoulos announces new EU anti-money laundering measures 13

Avramopoulos announces new EU anti-money laundering measures

The EU Commission for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, headed by Greek politician Dimitris Avramopoulos announced that new EU-wide measures countering money laundering entered into force on Monday by criminal law. The…

Decongest Greek islands and relocate refugees: EU Commissioner 15

Decongest Greek islands and relocate refugees: EU Commissioner

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with fellow Greek, EU Commissioner Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos to discuss the migration crisis and relocation issues relating to other EU member states.…

Relocation of refugees from Greece progressing: EU Commissioner 17

Relocation of refugees from Greece progressing: EU Commissioner

According to Dimitris Avramopoulos, European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, the refugee relocation programme is progressing according to plan. Avramopoulos asserted the success of the programme during an interview with…