‘Agency workers must asylum rate in Greece’

‘Agency workers must asylum rate in Greece’

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The European Union has temporary workers hired to asylum applications to be assessed on the Greek islands. There is a shortage of manpower in the European asieldienst Easo despite promises of the EU to asielexperts to deliver.

Easo is struggling with a deficit of 79 employees, which is reported Fidelity Wednesday. The additional staff is multiple times defined, but the agreements are not fulfilled. The lack of staff makes for slow asylum procedures, which makes asylum seekers even longer in the reception camps sit.

The Easo has the need to empty now 35 temporary employees hired for six months. They should primarily consist of interviews with asylum seekers are going to implement and their applications assess. They get a month-long training in Athens. In the vacancy is asked to people with a university master’s degree, preferably in a legal field.

Large numbers of

There are a total of approximately 13,000 asylum seekers on the Greek islands. All asylum seekers have a right to an individual procedure and the outcome is still in appeal. The refugees are allowed to the Greek islands will not leave.

In december, the European Union and Greece jointly prepared an action plan that must be ensured is that the arrears of the Easo can be eliminated.

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