The implementation of the hotspots in Italy and Greece - A study

This study was written by Aspasia Papadopoulou at the European Council for Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) with substantial contributions from Elisa Maimone (CIR), Vicky Tsipoura (GCR) and Katerina Drakopoulou (GCR). Special thanks to Kris Pollet and Minos Mouzourakis (ECRE), Daniela di Rado and Maria de Donato (CIR), Sandy Protogerou and Alexandros Konstantinou (GCR), Berend Jonker, Lenny Reesink and Nelleke Koffeman (Dutch Council for Refugees) and Karl Kopp (ProAsyl) for reviewing different versions of the draft, and to Allan Leas for the final review.

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