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Greek prison

More than 5% of Greece’s prison population are women

Greece has just under 100 prisoners per 100,000 inhabitants with women representing just over 5% of the prison population which is the EU average, according to the latest data published by Eurostat.…

ATLAS OF MIGRATION

Europe launches online Migration Atlas

On the occasion of International Migrant’s Day last month, the European Commission launched an online, international ‘Migration’ Atlas with data for 198 countries and territories worldwide. The initiative will give citizens an…

Avramopoulos announces new EU anti-money laundering measures 3

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…

Greek government tries hard to avoid pension cuts 5

Greek government tries hard to avoid pension cuts

In it’s draft budget for 2019 the Greek government is offering alternatives in a desperate bid to avoid controversial pension cuts previoulsy ordered by the European Commision. According to European sources both…

Greece among most efficient recipients of EU funding 9

Greece among most efficient recipients of EU funding

The European Parliament in a press statement noted that Greece is among the top EU member states who have the best absorption rates of funding for this period, as 131 EU funded projects have…

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