Open Call Project: DIAPLOUS

The “DIAPLOUS” project offered accomondation to unaccompanied minors and women- single mothers and/or victims of sexual or gender violence, in Northern Greece. During the project 12 SILs apartments (Supported Independent Living) for unaccompanied minors aged 16 years old and older were operated. The apartments were located near the Safe Zones and camps in Lagadikia, Diavata, Agia Eleni, Drama and Kavala. Moreover, the Diaplous project offered some places in the shelter “The House of Arsis” in Thessaloniki, and 4 apartments for single mothers, victims of sexual or gender violence. The project completed in February 2022.

Pre-defined Project: Quality assurance of asylum procedures and free legal aid to vulnerable asylum seekers

The aim of the project was the provision of necessary support to the Asylum Service to set up a quality assurance mechanism (via developing centrally the Asylum Service’s Quality tools and SOPs and by providing continuous support to new and more experienced caseworkers in a very large caseload of complicated cases), as well as the increase of its presence regionally (to Offices across the country). The project was implemented by UNHCR and finished in February 2020.

Pre-defined Project: Capacity Building Project – Capacity development for dignified reception and protection of the rights of migrants and asylum seekers in Greece

The Greece Capacity Building Project aims to strengthen the capacity of key government institutions in Greece, upholding the rights of refugees and migrants and ensuring dignified reception, especially for the most vulnerable people, such as unaccompanied children and victims of gender-based violence and human trafficking. The project is implemented by NORCAP/ Norwegian Refugee Council.