30-09-2014: MEETING OF THE DIRECTOR OF FRS, MR. PANAYOTIS NIKAS WITH ILION MUNICIPALITY REPRESENTATIVE IN THE INFORMATIVE CONTEXT OF OPEN ACCOMMODATION FACILITIES

PRESS RELEASE

 

With the Major of Municipality,Mr. Nikos Zenetos, representative, Deputy Major of Social Policy, Ms. Andriana Alevizou, met the Director of the First Reception Service, Mr. Panagiotis Nikas.  

The meeting was held in the occasion of the establishment of an Open Accommodation Facility for the unaccompanied minors to the boundaries of the Municipality.

Mr. Nikas presented the designing of the Service and he referred to the operation conditions of the Facility that are in line with the best European practices.

Furthermore, he referred to the operation financing of the facility that is guaranteed by European grants and he emphasized on the developmental and the social character of the action.

Ms. Alevizou pointed out that it is particularly important for the Municipality to be guaranteed the proper accommodation conditions of the minors and she stressed that the Municipality relevant departments will support whenever necessary, but there will also have access to the area for monitoring the compliance of the operation conditions and the ensuring of the internal rules of the Facility.

It was agreed the continuity of the cooperation and the possibility of its extension between the Service and the Municipality. Finally, Mr. Nikas thanked the Deputy Major and the Major, as well, for the hospitality of the Facility that actively demonstrates the responsible attitude of the Authority to our vulnerable fellow human beings.