Council of Europe Development Bank celebrates 60 years helping vulnerable people

Council of Europe Development Bank celebrates 60 years helping vulnerable people


The plight of asylum-seekers in limbo on the Greek island of Lesbos has been making media headlines. The lucky few rescued by Pope Francis have escaped over-crowded, makeshift camps, without clean water, necessary medicines or access to legal advice.
Behind the scenes, to help the small island’s authorities cope with the influx of asylum seekers and migrants, two new accommodation centres are being built, with a 2 million euro loan from the Council of Europe Development Bank. The centres will p...


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