Club of Venice at Lesvos: «The refugee and migrant crisis»
“The refugee and migrant crisis was the subject of the “Club of Venice” thematic seminar that was organized on Saturday, April 9, in Lesvos, with the participation of senior communication policy officials from 23 EU member states and accession countries.
At the seminar, which was co-organized by the Greek Secretariat for Media and Communication and the “Club of Venice” and was sponsored by Aegean Airlines, also participated representatives from European Institutions and members from the academia and think tanks.
The conference participants had the opportunity to board a floating patrol of the Hellenic Cost Guard and visit the registration and citizenship identification center in Moria and the open hospitality center in Kara tepe.
They were also briefed by the centers’ managers and talked with representatives of humanitarian organizations.
The thematic visit was followed by a discussion among the participants, during which the Secretary General for Media and Communication, Lefteris Kretsos and the Spokesman of the Coordinating Body for the Refugee Crisis Management Giorgos Kyritsis, made brief presentations. “