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22 Jul 2016 description
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Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 20 Jul 2016): 159,297

Total arrivals in Greece during Jul 2016: 920

Average daily arrivals during Jul 2016:**46**

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016:**52**

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland:**68**

15 Jul 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 12 Jul 2016): 158,762

Total arrivals in Greece during Jul 2016: 385

Average daily arrivals during Jul 2016: 32

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 52

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 69

08 Jul 2016 description
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Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 07 Jul 2016): 158,527

Total arrivals in Greece during Jul 2016: 21643

Average daily arrivals during Jul 2016: 31

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 50

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 43

06 Jul 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 04 Jul 2016): 158,433

Total arrivals in Greece during Jul 2016: 122

Average daily arrivals during Jul 2016: 31

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 50

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 40

Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
148 dead - 46 missing (6 June 2016)

06 Jul 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 06 Jul 2016): 158,527

Total arrivals in Greece during Jul 2016: 216

Average daily arrivals during Jul 2016: 36

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 50

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 76

04 Jul 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 3 Jul 2016): 158,398

Total arrivals in Greece during Jul 2016: 87

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 29

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 50

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 69

Dead and missing 272 dead - 152 missing (2015) 148 dead - 46 missing (6 June 2016)

02 Jul 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 30 Jun 2016): 158,311

Total arrivals in Greece during Jun 2016: 1,488

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 50

Average daily arrivals during May 2016: 56

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 73

Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
148 dead - 46 missing (6 June 2016)

30 Jun 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 28 Jun 2016): 158,214

Total arrivals in Greece during Jun 2016: 1,391

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 50

Average daily arrivals during May 2016: 56

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 28

Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
148 dead - 46 missing (6 June 2016)

23 Jun 2016 description

Key Figures

Mediterranean

215,380 arrivals by sea in 2016*

2,868 dead/missing in 2016*

* data.unhcr.org/mediterranean as of 22 June 2016

Trends on sea arrivals

Between 13 and 19 June, some 405 refugees and migrants arrived by sea in Greece. This is a slight increase from the previous week when 358 people arrived to the Greek shores. For the fourth time in the last ten days, there were 40-60 daily new arrivals to Samos.

11 Jun 2016 description

Total arrivals in Greece (Jan - 08 Jun 2016): 157,119

Total arrivals in Greece during Jun 2016: 296

Average daily arrivals during Jun 2016: 37

Average daily arrivals during May 2016: 56

Estimated departures from islands to Mainland: 80

Dead and missing
272 dead - 152 missing (2015)
148 dead - 46 missing (6 June 2016)

04 Jun 2016 description

Strategic Assessment

The global terrorist threat continued to evolve rapidly in 2015, becoming increasingly decentralized and diffuse. Terrorist groups continued to exploit an absence of credible and effective state institutions, where avenues for free and peaceful expression of opinion were blocked, justice systems lacked credibility, and where security force abuses and government corruption went unchecked.

31 May 2016 description

Greece - IOM Greece has published a report based on interviews with 1,206 unaccompanied child migrants in Greece. Some 508 said that they would not consider returning to their countries of origin because it was their intention to reach a northern European country and 282 expressed the wish to return back to their country of origin. The remainder initially expressed willingness to return home but later changed their minds and decided to stay in Greece.

20 May 2016 description

Geneva, 20 May 2016 – The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's permanent committees have concluded two days of work where matters related to treaty compliance and universal adoption of its norms, landmine clearance and survivors’ assistance were discussed and remaining challenges were identified.

20 May 2016 description
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Highlights

  • In Greece, during the week of 9 May, IOM led an escort mission for 20 unaccompanied children (seven from Pakistan, six from Afghanistan, five from Syria, one from Palestine, and one from Egypt) who were escorted from the First Reception Centre in Lesvos to a new accommodation facility in Mytilene.

11 May 2016 description

Executive Summary

Migratory flows to Europe: new dimensions to deep-rooted patterns

05 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • As part of its information and awareness campaign, IOM organized a three-day cultural festival in Agadez, Niger. The festival opened at the IOM transit centre with a video screening exploring migration in Niger and the region. Other activities included a football match in the town square between a migrant team and young people from Agadez, and an evening of participatory theatre to encourage discussion around informed decisions about migration and safer alternatives.

26 Apr 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
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Monthly trend report covering mixed migration to, through and from North Africa

About: MHub is the regional knowledge hub and secretariat for the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force, comprising of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, Save the Children, UNHCR and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensure the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

Scope: This bulletin covers mixed migration trends in Algeria, Egypt,
Libya, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, Greece and Italy.

18 Apr 2016 description
report Mixed Migration Hub
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MHub works on behalf of the North Africa Mixed Migration Task Force consisting of DRC, IOM, OHCHR, RMMS, UNHCR and UNODC. It promotes a human rights-based approach to ensuring the protection of people moving in mixed and complex flows to, through and from North Africa.

MHub produces knowledge on the human rights protection issues faced by people on the move in North Africa for use by policy makers, agencies, donors, public and academia, with a view to inform advocacy, policy and program development.

13 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Over the reporting period (31 March –6 April) countries of first arrival (Italy, Greece, and Bulgaria) saw an average decrease of 33% in numbers of arrivals compared with the previous week. In particular, Italy saw a 59% decrease compared to previous week.

  • The total number of migrants and refugees stranded in Greece and in the Western Balkans is 57,812. For a more detailed look, please see the accommodation pages of Greece, fYROM, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.