The Mayor of Nea Philadelphia – Nea Halkidona Yannis Vouros met on Friday, November 14, Mr Jean Daniel Colombani, Migration and Organized Crime Advisor. During the highly constructive meeting, issues related to the Refugee Issue were discussed, while an informative workshop was planned on the occasion of World Migration Day on 18 December.
Mr Colombani, who has also served as president of the Association of Greek Migrants, briefed Mr. Vouros on the problems that have recently arisen with refugees and immigrants, as well as on the situation in reception centers. In addition, among other things, he conveyed the concerns of immigrants who have already been living in the country in recent years, the difficulties with the asylum and the repatriation. There was an exchange of views between the Mayor and Mr. Colombani on ways to find solutions to these phenomena at local level as well.
The debate also extended to issues related to crime stemming from illegal immigration. Mr Vouros and Mr Colombani renewed their appointment for December while agreeing on frequent communication on Migration – Refugee as well as organized crime issues.
From the Press Office