Dear European Asylum Support Office,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting the following documents:

For the period from 1 November 2019 to date:

- All correspondence – including, but not limited to, letters, e-mails, and any attachments – exchanged between EASO representatives and any other actor (including, but not limited to, European institutions officials or Member State representatives) regarding, related to, or mentioning the concept of closed facilities for migrants and asylum seekers in Greece. [1]

- All documents – including, but not limited to, briefings, notes, papers, non-papers, or reports – created or held by EASO, or exchanged between EASO representatives and any other actor (including, but not limited to, European institutions officials or Member State representatives) regarding, related to, or mentioning the concept of closed facilities for migrants and asylum seekers in Greece.

- A list of all meetings held between EASO representatives and any other actor (including, but not limited to, European institutions officials or Member State representatives) where the concept of closed facilities for migrants and asylum seekers in Greece was discussed.

and, finally, for each of these meeting(s):
- Any record of the aforementioned meeting(s). This may include, but not necessarily limited to, minutes of the meeting(s), verbatim reports of the meeting(s), transcripts etc, that would provide a record of the proceedings of the meetings(s).

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you need any clarification in regards to any aspect of my request.

Thank you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Luisa Izuzquiza

[1] "Closed facilities" in the context of this request mirrors the term employed by the media in reference to the new Greek government's plan to create new centers for the hosting of migrants and asylum seekers in Greece. For reference please see: https://euobserver.com/migration/147227 and https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/g...

EASO INFO, Bureau européen d’appui en matière d’asile

Dear Ms Izuzquiza,

Reference is made to your e-mail dated 23 January 2020 with a request for access to the following documents (for the period starting of 1 November 2019):

- All correspondence – including, but not limited to, letters, e-mails, and any attachments – exchanged between EASO representatives and any other actor (including, but not limited to, European institutions officials or Member State representatives) regarding, related to, or mentioning the concept of closed facilities for migrants and asylum seekers in Greece.
- All documents – including, but not limited to, briefings, notes, papers, non-papers, or reports – created or held by EASO, or exchanged between EASO representatives and any other actor (including, but not limited to, European institutions officials or Member State representatives) regarding, related to, or mentioning the concept of closed facilities for migrants and asylum seekers in Greece.
- A list of all meetings held between EASO representatives and any other actor (including, but not limited to, European institutions officials or Member State representatives) where the concept of closed facilities for migrants and asylum seekers in Greece was discussed.
For each of these meeting(s): - Any record of the aforementioned meeting(s). This may include, but not necessarily limited to, minutes of the meeting(s), verbatim reports of the meeting(s), transcripts etc., that would provide a record of the proceedings of the meetings(s).

We would like to inform you, that we hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered under the reference number 00667.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents and Decision nº 6 of the Management Board of EASO laying down practical arrangements regarding public access to documents of EASO, your application will be handled within 15 working days from the day of registration. The time limit will expire on 14 February 2020. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

Yours sincerely,

European Asylum Support Office

MTC Block A, Winemakers Wharf, Grand Harbour Valletta, MRS 1917, Malta
Tel: +356 22487500
Email: [EASO request email]
Website: https://www.easo.europa.eu/

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Luisa Izuzquiza

Dear EASO,

I'd like to point out that the deadline to respond to my request is now long overdue by almost four weeks.

Could you please let me know when I should expect an answer?

Thank you in advance,

Luisa Izuzquiza

EASO INFO, Bureau européen d’appui en matière d’asile

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Dear Ms. Izuzquiza,
 
Please accept our sincere apologises for the prolongation that occured in
the process.
 
We would like to inform you that you can expect an answer to your request
early next week.
 
We very much thank you in advance for your understanding.
 
Yours sincerely,
 
European Asylum Support Office
MTC Block A, Winemakers Wharf, Grand Harbour Valletta, MRS 1917, Malta
Tel: +356 22487500 Email: [1][EASO request email]
Website: [2]https://easo.europa.eu
 
 
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EASO INFO, Bureau européen d’appui en matière d’asile

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Dear Ms. Izuzquiza,

Kindly find enclosed a letter from Ms Nina Gregori, Executive Director of
EASO, in response to your request for access to documents.

Best regards,

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European Asylum Support Office
MTC Block A, Winemakers Wharf, Grand Harbour Valletta, MRS 1917, Malta
Tel: [2]+356 22487500 Email: [3][EASO request email]
Website: [4]http://easo.europa.eu

 

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