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GREECE / REFUGEES COASTGUARD RESCUE

In Greece, record numbers of refugees are continuing to arrive in rubber dinghies and wooden boats on Lesbos, straining the island's capacity, services and resources. Some are rescued by the Greek coastguards, others arrive on the northern tip of the island and have to walk almost 70 KM to reach the capital of the island, [...]

15 Jun 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GREEK ECONOMY

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that although the IMF remains engaged in talks with Greece, there are major differences, and there has been no progress in narrowing those differences recently. IMF

11 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GREECE / REFUGEES KOS WRAP

The UN Refugee agency (UNHCR) helping refugees in the eastern Aegean islands of Greece where in recent weeks an average of 600 people, mostly refugees, have been arriving every day by sea from Turkey, straining the limited  local reception capacity. UNHCR / UNTV CH

5 Jun 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GREECE LAGARDE

The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that the IMF is keen to hear the views of the Greek government on the joint proposal that the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF put together as a next step for the financial program. IMF

4 Jun 2015 | Read More »

IMF / UKRAINE GREECE

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced Wednesday (11 Mar) that the Executive Board approved a four-year extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility for Ukraine. IMF

12 Mar 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GREECE UKRAINE

International Monetary Fund (IMF) said everyone involved in the Greek debt negotiation is working hard to minimize risks to financial stability. On Ukraine, the IMF is confident that this country should get $40 billion financing package, as announced last week. IMF

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

IMF / GREECE

The IMF confirms this morning that a meeting took place last weekend between the Greek New Finance minister Yanis Varoufakis and the IMF.  "There was an introductory meeting with the authorities over the week end. Greece's finance minister Varoufakis and our head of the European Department Poul Thomsen met to get acquainted and to discuss [...]

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GREECE / SYRIAN REFUGEES

As Syrian refugees, Fewaz’s family was so desperate to gain asylum inEuropethat they entrusted their fate to smugglers. But along the way they were separated and now Fewaz does not know when or if his family will ever be whole again. UNHCR

29 Jul 2014 | Read More »

GREECE / SYRIAN REFUGEE

Jihan is one of thousands of refugees and asylum seekers who put their lives at risk attempting to enter Greece, the southern most border of the European Union. The steady flow of illegal arrivals has put huge pressure on Greece, a country still reeling from the global economic crisis. UNHCR

28 Jun 2014 | Read More »

IMF / GREECE UKRAINE

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) spokesman confirmed that a mission will travel to Greece in a few weeks. On Ukraine, Gerry Rice said "the mission's plan is to begin work on June 24 in Kyiv, and to continue for about 2 weeks." UNIFEED-UNTV

19 Jun 2014 | Read More »

 

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