Eleven unaccompanied children left the airport “El. Venizelos” for France on Tuesday morning and with their relocation the number of unaccompanied worries that have relocated to EU member states exceeds 1,000.
Specifically, from 15 April 2020 to 23 September 2021, 995 unaccompanied minors were transferred, following actions by the General Secretariat for the Protection of Unaccompanied Minors, to Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Switzerland, Ireland, Italy and Croatia. Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Finland. With tomorrow’s relocation, the total number of unaccompanied is 1,006.
According to a statement issued by the Undersecretary of State for Immigration, Sofia Voultepsi, and the Special Secretary for Unaccompanied Minors, Irini Agapidaki, ” generation and accession orientation “. In addition, “it documents in the most obvious and clear way the common commitment and effectiveness of the Member States, the European Commission, but also of the international partners in the protection of unaccompanied minors, reflecting the bonds of solidarity and understanding that EU “.
The Undersecretary of Immigration and the special secretary will be at the “El. Venizelos” airport tomorrow for the departure of the children.