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Asylum Service Directorates

The Asylum Service, which operates οn a Directorate General level with local competence throughout Greece, retains the strategic goal of implementing the legislation on asylum and other forms of international protection of Third Country Nationals and stateless individuals. It is the country's competent authority in planning and policy making in the process of granting asylum or other forms of international protection, as well as in monitoring and evaluating its implementation. The Asylum Directorate General comes under the Secretary General of Immigration Policy. The Director of the Asylum Service is Marios Kaleas

Asylum Service Directorates

The operational objective of the Directorate of General Administration is the planning, monitoring and supervision of the implementation of the national policy regarding the granting of asylum or other forms of international protection, in cooperation with the Regional Services of Attica, the Aegean Islands and Returns and Revocations Directorates of the Greek Asylum Service, as well as ensuring of conditions for the proper application of the responsibilities falling under the Greek Asylum Service, in cooperation with the competent Directorates-General of the Ministry, other competent authorities, independent authorities and non-governmental organizations, European Union and international organizations . The Directorate General consists of the following Departments:

  1. Department of Dublin National Unit
  2. The European Programs and Funding Monitoring Department
  3. Department of Mobile Asylum Units
  4. Department of Administrative Support and Protocol
  5. Department of Procedures and Education

Supervisor: Vassiliki Kakosimou

E-mail: as.dir.s@migration.gov.gr

The operational objective of the Directorate of Regional Services is to provide the necessary conditions for the effective exercise of the responsibilities of the Regional Offices and Units, which fall under its authority, in tandem with the Logistics Directorate and the competent Directorates General. The Directorate plans, directs, monitors and controls the activities of the following Regional Asylum Offices (PGA) and Units (A.K.A.):

  1. Thrace Regional Asylum Office 
  2. Thessaloniki Regional Asylum Office
  3. Western Greece Regional Asylum Unit
  4. Crete Asylum Unit
    responsible for the whole region of
    Crete
  5.  Xanthi Asylum Unit
  6. Fylakio Asylum Unit
  7.  Corinth Asylum Unit
  8.  Ioannina Asylum Unit
  9.  Asylum Unit of International Protection applications for Georgian and Albanian nationals

Supervisor: Maria Mourmouri

85 Monastiriou str. P.B. 54627 Thessaloniki 

E-mail: AS.dir.rs@migration.gov.gr

The Attica Regional Services' Directorate's operational objective is to provide the necessary conditions for the effective exercise of the responsibilities of the Regional Offices and Units, which fall under its authority, in tandem with the Logistics Directorate and the competent Directorates General. The Directorate plans, directs, monitors and controls the activities of the following Regional Asylum Offices (PGA) and Units (A.K.A.):

  1. Attica Regional Asylum Office
  2. Pireaus Regional Asylum Office
  3. Alimos Regional Asylum Office
  4. Amygdaleza Asylum Unit
  5. Nikaia Asylum Unit
  6. Asylum Unit for fast-track applications of international protection competent for the examination of applications, which fall under the local jurisdiction of the Regional Asylum Office of Attica and are submitted (a) by Syrian nationals and stateless individuals with Syria as former state of residence, whose nationality or statelessness is proved by original documents, especially with Syrian passport or (b) by Syrian nationals and stateless individuals with Syria as former country of habitual residence, whose citizenship or statelessness has been established by the competent authorities and who have been excluded from the procedure of par. 3, art. 90 of law 4636/2019
  7. Asylum Unit of International Protection Applications of Pakistani nationals
  8. Asylum Unit of International Protection Beneficiaries
  9.  Asylum Unit of International Protection Applicants under custody

Supervisor: Stavros Apostolakis

E-mail: Gas.dir.attikis@migration.gov.gr

The Aegean Islands Directorate retains the operational objective of providing the necessary conditions for the effective exercise of the responsibilities of the Regional Offices and Asylum Units
which fall under its jurisdiction, in tandem with the Logistics Directorate and the competent Directorates General. The Aegean Islands Directorate plans, directs, monitors and controls the activities of the following Regional Asylum Offices (PGA) and Units (A.K.A.):

  1. Lesvos Regional Asylum Office
  2.  Chios Regional Asylum Office
  3.  Samos Regional Asylum Office
  4.  Leros Regional Asylum Office
  5.  Rhodes Regional Asylum Office
  6. Kos Regional Asylum Office 

Head of Department:

Ε-mail: @migration.gov.gr

The operational objective of the Directorate of Returns and Withdrawals is to coordinate, monitor and participate in the planning of the management of readmission, return, deportation or relocation procedures, both on national and European Union level, in cooperation with the regional services of the Ministry, the competent Ministries and other stakeholders, the representation of the Ministry in all kinds of conferences, seminars, meetings, technical meetings, working groups or programs and the submission of proposals on the conclusion of bilateral and multilateral agreements and agreements on issues of its competence and assistance to the regional services of the Asylum Service with regard to the procedures for withdrawal,exclusion and review of international protection status. The Directorate of Returns and Withdrawals consists of the following Departments:

  1. Department for the coordination of returns from the mainland and of voluntary returns
  2. Department for the coordination of returns from the islands
  3. Department of recalls and exclusion

Supervisor: Florentia Fykata

E-mail: returns@migration.gov.gr

Regional Asylum Service Offices and Asylum Units

The mission of Regional Asylum Offices and Asylum Units, within the limits of their local competence, is to apply the legislation on international protection and in particular:

a) fingerprinting of applicants for international protection

b) registering and examining applications for international protection;

c) registering appeals and forwarding them to the Appeals Authority;

d) informing the applicants of international protection about the examination process of their applications, and about their rights and obligations;

e) supplying the applicants of international protection, as well as the beneficiaries of international protection, with legalization and travel documents;

f) facilitating applicants for international protection in terms of reception conditions in cooperation with other competent bodies.

g) the exercise of any other responsibility assigned to them by provisions in force

Aegean Islands Directorate - Regional Asylum Offices and Units

The Regional Asylum Office of Lesvos started its operation on October, 15 2013.

Its local jurisdiction covers the islands of Lesvos and Limnos of the Northern Aegean. It examines applications for international protection that are submitted by asylum seekers who live in the above areas as well as applications that are submitted by asylum seekers who are detained in the Reception and Identification Center of Moria.

Supervisor: Sarantelli Fotini

Address: Reception and Identification Center, Moria Mitilini, Postal Code: 81100

Tel: 22510-32323

Fax: 22510-32883

GAS.pga.lesvou@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Chios began its operations on February, 29 2016. It retains the local jurisdiction for the geographical area of Chios in the North Aegean. It operates in the Reception and Identification Center on the island of Chios. It is responsible for receiving and examining claims of International Protection submitted by third-country nationals or stateless persons who stay at the Center.

Supervisor: Kyriaki Kossena

Address: Reception and Identification Center of Chios.

Chalkeion Area 82100

Tel: 22710-69021

E-mail: GAS.pga.chiou@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Samos began operations on January, 14 2016.

The local jurisdiction of the Regional Asylum Office of Samos extends to the Municipalities of Samos and Ikaria in the Northern Aegean Region.

Supevisor: Tsikerdi Andrianna

Address: Themistokli Sofouli str. (above the Passenger Terminal of the Port of Samos), postal code: 83100 Samos

Tel: 22730-81450

E-mail: GAS.pga.samou@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Leros became operational on March,11 2016. It started its operation as the Asylum Unit of Leros functioning within the Reception and Identification Center of Leros. It is responsible for the geographical areas of Kos and Kalymnos of the South Aegean. It examines applications for these geographical areas except those that refer to the Asylum Unit of Kos.

Supervisor: Psychogiou Sofia

Address: Reception and Identification Center of Leros

Tel. - Fax: 22470-26890

E-mail: GAS.pga.lerou@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Rhodes started its operation on January, 2 2014. Its local jurisdiction covers the regional areas of Rhodes and Karpathos in the South Aegean.

Supervisor: Volou Stamatia

Address: 1, Eleftherias Square, Rhodes Traffic Police Building (entrance from Ierou Lochou Street), postal code: 851 00 Rhodes

Tel/Fax: (0030) 22410 30278, 22410-77894-5

Fax: 22410-23841

E-mail: GAS.pga.rodou@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Kos operates in the Reception and Identification Center of Kos. It is responsible for registering, examining and deciding upon claims for international protection submitted in the above Center as well as those submitted by foreign nationals who are in custody in the regional area of Kos.

Supervisor: Eirini Chalkidou

Address: Reception and Identification Center of Kos

Postal Code: 85301, Pyli area

Tel.: 22420-27856

E-mail: GAS.aka.ko@migration.gov.gr

Directorate of Returns and Withdrawals

The department for the coordination of mainland and voluntary returns is responsible for:

  • the coordination of inland readmission, return, deportation or relocation procedures in tandem with other central or regional services or offices of the Ministry, the competent Ministries and other relevant national or international organizations,
  • the preparation of regular reports on the proper monitoring of cases' progress under its supervision,
  • the coordination and organization throughout the country of actions aiming to motivate third-country nationals to participate in voluntary return procedures, in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration or other organizations or offices,
  • the cooperation with Regional Asylum Offices, Asylum Units and the Reception and Identification Service aiming to inform third-country nationals about voluntary returns,
  • editing and publishing of information material for third-country nationals on matters within its competence, which may be translated into one or more languages or dialects,
  • the study of the legal framework of inland returns and voluntary returns, as well as the provision of instructions, technical support or information to any interested party,
  • issuing draft regulatory decisions within the jurisdiction of the Department.

Supervisor: Urania Soultani

The department for the coordination of island returns is responsible for:

  • the coordination of island readmission, return, deportation or relocation procedures in tandem with other central or regional services or offices of the Ministry, the competent Ministries and other relevant national or international organizations,
  • the preparation of regular reports on the proper monitoring of cases' progress under its supervision,
  • the coordination and monitoring of third-country nationals' movement within the inland territory who wish to return voluntarily, 
  • editing and publishing of information material for third-country nationals on matters within its competence, which may be translated into one or more languages or dialects depending on the case,
  • the study of the legal framework of island returns, as well as the provision of instructions, technical support or information to any interested party,
  • issuing draft regulatory decisions within the jurisdiction of the Department.

Supervisor: Dimitra Tsalimoglou

d.tsalimoglou@migration.gov.gr

The department of withrawals and exclusions department

  • monitoring and participating in the drafting of policies and legislation on withdrawals and returns, on European and international level, and the submission of relevant suggestions and proposals to the European and International Cooperation Directorate,
  • the preparation for the representation in international and European organizations over issues of withdrawals and returns in cooperation with the Directorate of European and International Cooperation of the Ministry,
  • the cooperation with the European and International Cooperation Directorate of the Ministry in editing bilateral and multilateral contracts and agreements in matters of withdrawals and returns,
  • integration and monitoring in the process of applying EU law on issues of withdrawals and returns in the Greek legal order in cooperation with the European and International Cooperation Directorate,
  • the provision, in cooperation with the Department of legal issues in asylum granting or other forms of international protection of the Legal Support of Asylum and Reception Directorate, the opinion on the assistance or non-assistance due to exclusion reasons for applicants of international protection in accordance with articles 12 and 17 of Law 4636/2019 , following a documented question on behalf of caseworkers of the competent Regional Asylum Offices, Asylum Units and the Mobile Asylum Units,
  • the revocation of international protection status, in case that new evidence emerges in the context of articles 11 and 16 of Law 4636/2019, and the issuance of relevant decisions in accordance with articles 14, 19 and 91 of law 4636/2019, with competence all over the country,
  • the provision, in cooperation with the Department of legal issues in asylum granting or other forms of international protection of the Legal Support of Asylum and Reception Directorate, the opinion on the assistance or non-assistance due to exclusion reasons for applicants of international protection according to the the aforementioned, following a documented question on behalf of caseworkers of the competent Regional Asylum Offices, Asylum Units and the Mobile Asylum Units for the renewal of residence permits of art. 24, Law 4636/2019.

Directorate of Regional Offices and Units

The Regional Asylum Office of Thessaloniki started operating as an Asylum Unit on January, 20th 2014 and as Regional Asylum Office on July 8th 2015. It is responsible for Central and West Macedonia (in Greece) as well as Corfu in the Ionian Island's Region, acc. to article 26, par. 10 of the Presidential Decree 122/2017 as applied.

It manages all international applications except those that are refer to the Independent Asylum Unit for International Applications for Protection of Albanian and Georgian Nationals.

Supervisor: Chrysanthi Avloniti

Address: Building of former «B KTEO», 5 Pontou Street – Lahanagora District, 54628 Ampelokipoi-Menemeni Thessalonikis (The Office is served by bus line No.9, Stop «Anapsyktirio»)

Tel: 2310-751775

Fax: 2310-267722

E-mail: GAS.pga.thessalonikis@migration.gov.gr

The Asylum Unit of Xanthi started operating on November 20th 2014. It is housed in and operates within the premises of the the Pre-Removal Detention Center at Kotyli in Xanthi, and it retains the competence for registering, examining and deciding upon claims for international protection submitted by third-country nationals or stateless persons who are in administrative custody in the facility at Kotyli in Xanthi.

Supervisor: Anna Samothraki

2nd kilometer, Xanthi – Kavala National Road, Postal Code: 67100, Xanthi

Tel-Fax: 25410-20030

E-mail: GAS.aka.xanthis@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Fylakio (former Northern Evros) started its operation on July, 11, 2013. Its local jurisdiction covers the municipalities of Didymoteicho and Orestiada in Northern Evros. It is based and operates in the facilities of the First Reception Center of Fylakio.

Supervisor: Maria Tsipa

Address: Reception and Identification Center of Fylakio (KYT), 6806, Fylakio.

Tel-Fax: 25520-95180

E-mail: GAS.pga.evrou@migration.gov.gr

The Asylum Unit of Korinthos became operational on August 8, 2016. It is housed in and operates from the Pre-Removal Detention Center in Korinthos, and it is responsible for registering, examining and deciding upon claims of international protection submitted by third-country nationals or stateless persons who are in administrative custody in Nafplio, Tirintha and Tripolis.

Supervisor: Angelos Angelopoulos 

Address: Ipiresia Filaxis Egkatastaseon Kratisis Allodapon Korinthou [Foreign Nationals' Custody Service of Corinthos] (former IFEKA-current PROKEKA) Examilion 3, Korinthos, Post Box 20131

Tel: 27410-81015

Fax: 27410-81015

E-mail: GAS.aka.korinthou@migration.gov.gr

The Asylum Unit of Georgian and Albanian nationals has been established in the premises of the Regional Asylum Office of Thessaloniki and is responsible for receiving and examining International Protection applications of Albanian and Georgian nationals in the area of Thessaloniki municipality, as is duly defined by specific provisions.

Supervisor: Alexandra Tasiopoulou

Address: Building of former «B KTEO», 5 Pontou Street str. – Lahanagora District, 54628 Ampelokipoi-Menemeni Thessalonikis (The Office is served by bus line No.9, Stop «Anapsyktirio»)

Tel: 2310-751775

Fax: 2310-267722

E-mail: GAS.aka.eadpygeoalv@migration.gov.gr (Use this email address for sending requests pertaining to the registration of vulnerable groups, petitions or any other legal authorization, etc: Monday – Friday: 12:00-14:00)

The Asylum Unit of Ioannina is based and operates in the municipality of Ioannina. The local jurisdiction of the Regional Asylum Office of Ioannina extends to the region of Epirus, along with the region of Corfu in the Ionian islands. It receives and processes applications of foreign nationals who are in temporary detention/custody in the region of Ipiros and Corfu and of foreign nationals who reside in Centers in Ipiros and Corfu.

Supervisor: -

Address: 4th km. Old Ioannina – Trikala National Road, 45500, Perama Ioannina.

Tel: 26510-86154

Fax: 26510-81721

E-mail: GAS.aka.ioanninon@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Crete became operational as an Asylum Unit of Crete on December 2016. It is based in the municipality of Heraklion on the island of Crete. It is responsible for receiving and examining applications for International Protection submitted by third-country nationals or stateless persons who are staying in the island of Crete.

SupervisorEleni Vazeou

Ifestou and Elefthernis, Heraklion (Kaminia), Postal Code: 713 03

Tel: 2810-259338

Fax: 2810-259339

E-mail: GAS.pga.kritis@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Western Greece started its operation on June 1st 2014. It is responsible for the geographical area of Western Greece, Peloponnese and Ionian Islands with the exception of Corfu. It receives and processes applications of these areas except those that refer to the Asylum Unit of Korithnos.

Supervisor: Nektarios Papakonstantinopoulos

Kapodistriou 92 & Panachaikou, 26224, Patras

Tel: 2610-318171,2610-323219 Fax: 2610-318177

E-mail: GAS.pga.patras@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Thraki started its operation on July, 29 2013. Its base is in Alexandropouli. Its local jurisdiction covers the East of Greek Macedonia and Thrace except the geographical area that is covered by the Asylum Unit of Fylakio.

Supervisor: George - Konstantinos Kostakiotis

Address: Makris Avenue 1-B, Nea Chili Alexandroupoli, postal code 68100

Tel: 25510-35170

Fax: 25510-35168

E-mail: GAS.pga.alexandroupolis@migration.gov.gr

Directorate of Attica - Regional Asylum Offices and Units

The Regional Asylum Office of Attica started its operation on June 7th 2013. It is based in Athens and its jurisdiction includes the following regions:

 

  • Attica
  • Central Greece
  • and the Regional areas of Naxos, Paros, Milos, Syros, Kea-Kithnos, Tinos, Mykonos, Andros and Thira of the region of the South Aegean.

The Attica Regional Office handles all the applications of international protection with the exception of those that are managed by the Asylum Unit of Amygdaleza, Relocation of International Applicants (completed in 2018), the Piraeus Regional Asylum Office, Asylum Unit «Fast Track» of International Protection applications, the Asylum Unit of International Protection Applications of Pakistani nationals and the Asylum Unit of International Protection Applicants under custody.

Supervisor: Maria Papadopoulou

Address: P. Kanellopoulou 2, 101 77, Athens

Call Center: 210-69 88 500

Line with information recordings in 10 languages: 210-69 88 660

E-mail: GAS.pga.athina@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Piraeus became operational on August 2016. It is responsible for the registration and examination of applications for International Protection by pre-registered third-country who are not eligible to participate in the Relocation Programme of the European Union. The Asylum Regional Office of Piraeus is responsible for examining applications of the Regional Asylum Office of Attica that refer to citizens of Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

 

Supervisor: Ekaterini Moisiadou

Address: 106, Notara street, postal code 18535, Piraeus

Call Center: 0030 210-4187090

Fax: 210-4599730

E-mail: GAS.pga.peiraia@migration.gov.gr

Neos Kosmos Branch Office

     Address: Filoxenoy 2-4 & Spintharou, postal code 11635 Athens

     TEL: : 2109271200-211 

     EMAIL: GAS.pga.peiraia@migration.gov.gr

The Regional Asylum Office of Alimos (former Asylum Unit) is operating in the area of Alimos and is responsible for the examination of international protection applications that refer to the Regional Office of Attica. It examines international protection applications of nationals from Palestine, Egypt and Syria except of those submitted in the «Fast Track» Asylum Unit. It's competent authority also expands to citizens of Sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically: 

 

  1. Ethiopia
  2. Cote d' Ivoire
  3. Angola
  4. The Gambia
  5. Gabon
  6. Ghana
  7. Guinea
  8. Guinea Bissau
  9. Central African Republic
  10. Republic of Congo
  11. Western Sahara Erithrea
  12. Zambia
  13. Zimbabwe
  14. Equatorial Guinea
  15. Cameroon
  16. Kenya
  17. Comoro Islands
  18. People's Republic of Congo
  19. Lesotho
  20. Liberia
  21. Malawi
  22. Mali
  23. Mauritius
  24. Burundi
  25. Botswana
  26. Maldives
  27. Madagascar
  28. Mozambique
  29. Benin
  30. Burkina Faso
  31. Namimbia
  32. Niger
  33. Nigeria
  34. South Africa
  35. South Soudan
  36. Uganda
  37. Cape Verde
  38. Rwanda
  39. Sao Tome
  40. Seychelles
  41. Senegal
  42. Sierra Leone
  43. Somalia
  44. Sudan
  45. Swaziland
  46. Tanzania
  47. Djibouti
  48. Tongo and
  49. Chad

Supervisor: Sofia Stathakou

Address: 6, Dodekanissou str., postal code 17456, Alimos (building of IOM)

Tel: 210-9903370

Fax: 210-9943947

E-mail: GAS.pga.alimou@migration.gov.gr

The Asylum Unit of Amygdaleza, which is located within the Special Holding Facility (EHPA) is responsible for:

a) receiving and processing international protection applications of persons who are in custody in the periphery of Attica, Central Greece, and the peripheral units of Naxos, Paros, Milos, Syros, Kea-Kithnos, Tinos, Mykonos, Andros and Thira of the periphery of South Aegean and

b) receiving and processing applications for international protection for applicants that entered Greek sea or air zones in the periphery of Attica, Central Greece, and regional areas of Naxos, Paros, Milos, Syros, Kea-Kithno, Tino, Mykono, Andros and Thira of the periphery of South Aegean.

SupervisorVasiliki Borousi

101 Thrakomakedonon Av., Acharnes, postal code: 13671

Tel: 210-2444495

Fax: 210-2466647

E-mail: GAS.aka.amygdalezas@migration.gov.gr

The Asylum Unit of Nikaia is responsible for issuing decisions on applications for international protection that have been submitted by third-country nationals and stateless persons and are still pending at the first instance of the administrative procedure before the authorities competent for receiving and examining applications, regardless of their territorial and administrative competence

Supervisor: Konstantinos Morfakis

Address: Thivon 96-198 Av, Ag. Ioannis Rentis, postal code: 182 33

E-mail: GAS.aka.nikaias@migration.gov.gr

The «Fast Track» Asylum Unit for applications of international protection has been established in December 2016 and is responsible for receiving and processing international protection applications under the authority of the Attica Regional Asylum, in the area of Athens. It is responsible for processing applications from Syrians whose nationality or statelessness can be proved with original documents and mainly a passport of the Arab Republic of Syria.

Supervisor: Nikolaos Eleftheriou

Address: Kanellopoulou 2, 10177, Athens

Tel: 210-6988534

Fax: 210-6988617

E-mail: GAS.aka.fasttrack@migration.gov.gr

The Asylum Unit of International Protection Beneficiaries operates in Athens in the premises of the Central Asylum Service. The Unit is responsible for:

 

a) receiving and examining applications of Residence Permit renewals.

b) examining applications relevant to issuing travel documents

c) checking family reunification applications and

d) dealing with issues pertaining to the integration of International Protection Applicants

 

Supervisor: Konstantina Milioni

Address: P. Kanellopoulou 2, 101 77, Athens

Tel.: 210-69 88 592

E-mail: GAS.residencepermits@migration.gov.gr

The Asylum Unit of International Protection Applicants under custody is operating in the premises of the Aliens’ Division in Attica and is responsible for receiving and screening International Protection applications of foreign or stateless nationals under custody in detention facilities or jails within the administrative boundaries of Attica, Central Greec, as well as the South Aegean administrative units of Naxos, Paros, Milos, Syros, Kea-Kythnos, Tinos, Mykonos, Andros and Thiras of the South Aegean.

Supervisor: Martha Isaakidi

Address: Petrou Ralli 24 , P.C. 17778, Tavros

E-mail: GAS.aka.pr.crim.pris@migration.gov.gr

Tel. 210-3405974

The Asylum Unit for Pakistani nationals has been established in the premises of the Regional Asylum Office of Attica and is responsible for receivig and examining International Protection applications of Pakistani nationals in the area of Attica municipality, as is duly defined by specific provisions.

Supervisor: Anastasia Chalkia

Address: Address: P. Kanellopoulou 2, 101 77, Athens

Call Center: 210-69 88 500

E-mail: GAS.aka.eadpypakistan@migration.gov.gr

Support Directorate - Departments

It ensures the implementation of the EU Regulation 604/2013 of the European Parliament and of the June 26th 2013 Council and any other relevant legislation and is cooperation with the relevant public services. It also deals with the negotiation and implementation of voluntary resettlement programs for asylum seekers, as well as suggestions regarding the negotiation procedures for the revision of Regulation 604/2013.

Supervisor: Evgenia Adam

E-mail: As.dpt.ndu@migration.gov.gr

Tηλ:  213 1629157

Ωράριο Eπικοινωνίας: 10:00πμ - 12:00 Μεσημέρι

Πληροφορίες για τη Διαδικασία Δουβλίνο ΙΙΙ

The competence of the department of European Programs and Funding Monitoring extends to monitoring, recording and proposing the best possible use of available resources, aiming to serve the needs of the Asylum Service. The department is also responsible for ensuring the complementarity and avoiding duplication of funding programs, in cooperation with the Procurement and Operational Support Department of the Ministry, aiming to the proper functioning of the Asylum Service. Another key responsibility is the monitoring of European Programs and Funding, reporting of potential issues and submitting of suggestions for updates and improvements, as well as the cooperation and immediate informing of the relevant Directorates-General for Administrative and Financial Services, in order to achieve the necessary real time coordination. Finally, it is the responsible department for the implementation of projects funded by European or other sources and the planning, managing and implementing of such programs at staff level, retaining the promotion of publicity projects over the work of the service and the organization and control of its communication and strategy and public relations in tandem with the Information and Communication Office of the Ministry.

The Department of Program Management and Implementation consists of: aa) The Planning and Evaluation Office bb) Actions / Acts Monitoring Office and cc) Actions / Acts Implementation Office

Supervisor: Athanasia Giannakopoulou

E-mail: GAS.pmi@migration.gov.gr

It is responsible for the organization, staffing, coordination and supervision of the Mobile Asylum Units, according to the instructions of the Governor.

Supervisor: Maria-Pelagia Bezazi

Email: gas.dpt.amt@migration.gov.gr

The Administrative Support and Protocol department has the competent authority of the administrative and secretarial support of the Asylum Service, the handling of the postal and mailing service, the protocol and file management, as well as the asset management. It is also responsible for the full operation of the Asylum Service premises, including real estate, as well as for submitting suggestions to the Procurement and Operational Support Directorate, concerning the supply of services and assets for the proper function of the Asylum Service premises and potential maintenance operations. It also has the competent authority for the safety and crowd management of all people entering the Service's premises, the security of buildings and facilities of the Service and the supervision of the competent personnel, as well as the coordination of the organizational units of the Service supporting the Human Resources and Administrative Organization of the Directorate General for Administrative and Financial Services of the Ministry.

Supervisor: Maria Volonaki

Email: Gas.adm.tech.support@migration.gov.gr

The Department of Procedures and Education organizes the training (including the continuous in-service training) of the Asylum Service’s personnel, ensures the quality of the services provided by the Regional Asylum Offices and Asylum Units, and assesses the quality of the first instance international protection decisions. The Department also searches for, collects and evaluates information concerning the political, social and economic conditions prevailing in the countries of origin of the claimants for international protection and, with this object in mind, it cooperates with other competent Greek authorities as well as with overseas authorities, with European or international organizations, especially in the context of international agreements, and with similar authorities in other EU Member – States as well as with the European Asylum Support Office. The Department ensures the quality of the international protection decisions which are issued throughout the course of the administrative procedure for the examination of international protection claims, and it maintains statistical and other information on the international protection decisions.

Supervisor: Efcharis Mascha

E-mail: GAS.coi@migration.gov.gr

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