Greece has been at the epicentre of much of the migration crisis in the Mediterranean. The accommodation and processing of asylum-seekers and refugees in Greece has proved both challenging and controversial. But there are also major implications of the crisis for the European Union and its individual member states in their burden-sharing. What are the lessons from this humanitarian crisis on Europe’s shores? We explore the ways forward.
Speaker: Notis Mitarachi, Minister of Migration & Asylum of the Hellenic Republic
Discussant: Maria Gavouneli, Associate Professor of International Law, Faculty of Law, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Chair: Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics; Hellenic Observatory Director
Tuesday 22 June 2021, 13:00-14:30 (UK) / 15:00-16:30 (GR