Migration ministry announces open call for Asylum Service Director

The ministry of migration has announced a call for a new Asylum Service Director to head the agency responsible for the asylum procedure in the country.

The current chief, Maria Spyropoulou, has been in charge of the agency since its creation in 2012 and her term will expire in February 2018. The three-year term of each director can only be renewed once.

Candidates have to be Greek citizens, have a university education with experience or specialization in the field of international protection, human rights or international law and be a personality of recognized standing. The deadline to submit an application is October 10, 2017. The appointment will be made by the Minister of Migration Policy, Yiannis Mouzalas.