Ref. Ares(2019)7868408 - 20/12/2019
By registered letter with acknowledgment
Ms Karin ÅBERG
Silvermyntsg 21 lgh 1102
414 79 Göteborg
Sweden advance copy by email:
Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2019/7103
(‘Statistics on how many of the asylum seekers on the hotspots in Greece that
are declared vulnerable’)
Dear Ms Åberg,
We refer to your e-mail dated 6 December 2019, registered on the same date under the above-
mentioned reference number and in which you make a request for access to documents. You
request access to “Statistics on how many of the asylum seekers on the hotspots in Greece that are
We regret to inform you that Eurostat does not hold any documents that would correspond to the
description given in your application.
In the case it may be useful, all available data on asylum and managed migration is accessible
As specified in Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, the right of access as defined in
that regulation applies only to existing documents in the possession of the institution.
Therefore, we are not in a position to fulfil your request.
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are entitled to make a
confirmatory application requesting the Commission to review this position.
European Commission, 2920 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - Tel. +352 43011
Office: BECH A4/078 - Tel. direct line +352 4301-33407 http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon receipt of this
letter to the Secretariat-General of the Commission at the following address:
Transparency, Document Management & Access to Documents (SG.C.1)
or by email to: email@example.com
Electronically signed on 20/12/2019 11:05 (UTC+01) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563