This is the latest country report update, written for the Asylum Information Database (AIDA) which is coordinated by the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE).
The report was written by Corina Drousiotou, Coordinator and Senior Legal Advisor and Manos Mathioudakis, Senior Social Advisor, of the Cyprus Refugee Council. The report was edited by ECRE. All information provided in this report is based on direct assistance provided to asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection as well as information received for advocacy interventions and studies/assessments, and on information obtained from the authorities. Information on detention is based on weekly visits to Menogia Detention Centre and information on the Kofinou Reception Centre from biweekly visits. The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2017, unless otherwise stated.
Please follow the link to find the report http://www.asylumineurope.org/reports/country/cyprus.
This report was written within the frame of the EPIM funded project "Promoting and Establishing Alternatives to Immigration Detention in Cyprus".
This report aims to map the current situation and to undertake a review of the alternatives that have been implemented in the EU and secondly, to become a useful tool for the identification of alternative measures that can be used in Cyprus. This report was published in November 2016.
Please follow the link to find the full report in Greek:
and the summary report in English: https://goo.gl/gudbxH