Alt. Migration Min Meets with UNICEF Coordinator in Greece Melandri

March 6, 2020

ATHENS – Alternate Migration and Asylum Minister Giorgos Koumoutsakos on Friday met with the coordinator of UNICEF in Greece Lucio Melandri, with whom he discussed Greece’s initiative to organise the “European Conference for Children and Migration” that will be held in the first months of summer.

The Greek initiative, which focuses on the issue of unaccompanied children that arrive as migrants and refugees, is supported by the European Commission and by all relevant agencies, as well as by UN agencies such as UNCHR, UNICEF and the International Organisation for Migration. It is a reflection of the high priority given by the Greek government to this sensitive and complex aspect of migration.


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WASHINGOTN - The full text of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ speech to the Joint Session of the US Congress is as follows: Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President, Honorable Members of the United States Congress, Ladies and Gentlemen, There is no greater honor for the elected leader of the people who created democracy than to address the elected representatives of the people who founded their country on the Greek model and have promoted and defended democratic values ever since.

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