Citizenship Issues in the Administrative Process | Report April – July 2021

The project “Citizenship in Practice” adresses, for the first time, the need to evaluate the administrative process of granting citizenship in Greece, to contribute to equal access and enjoyment of the right to citizenship and is implemented under the Active citizens fund program, implemented by Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity and partner the Hellenic Union for Human Rights.

Generation 2.0 RED, as part of the project, is responsible for monitoring the way in which the public administration implements citizenship legislation in order to collect, record and highlight issues that restrict access and acquisition of citizenship. This is one of the central pillars of the project “Citizenship in practice”.

This report presents the main issues and obstacles in the administrative process that restrict access to citizenship, as recorded in the period from April to July 2021.

Read the April – July report in Greek, here.

The project “Citizenship in Practice”is being implemented under the Active citizens fund program, by Generation 2.0 for Rights, Equality & Diversity in partnership with Hellenic League for Human Rights.

The Active citizens fund in Greece is supported through a € 12m grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as part of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021. The program aims to develop the sustainability and capacity of the civil society sector in Greece, and to strengthen its role in promoting and safeguarding democratic procedures, active citizenship and human rights. The Fund Operator for the Active citizens fund in Greece is Bodossaki Foundation in consortium with SolidarityNow.»

For more information: www.activecitizensfund.gr