This week AIDA published its country report on Cyprus 2021, updating the previous report from 2020.
The report outlines the main changes since the 2020 report and provides an overview of legislative and practical developments in asylum procedures, reception conditions, detention and content of international protection (such as status and residence and family reunification) in Cyprus.
All information provided in this report is based on direct assistance provided to asylum seekers and beneficiaries of international protection as well as information received for advocacy interventions and studies/assessments, and on information obtained from the authorities. Information on detention is based on monitoring visits to Menogia Detention Centre; information on the Kofinou Reception Centre from monitoring visits and information on the First Registration Centre, Pournara in Kokkinotrimithia from the vulnerability assessments carried out by CYRC.
The information in this report is up-to-date as of 31 December 2021, unless otherwise stated.
A summary of the report is also available in Cypriot Greek.
This and previous reports are available here.