Tag Archives: Frontex Plus

Operation Mare Nostrum: One Year On

As one year will soon elapse, Italy is signaling to the EU that they wish to cease their mission, Operation Mare Nostrum, or “Our Sea,” and allow Frontex, a frontier border surveillance agency, to carry out the difficult burden of … Continue reading

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EU Commission Memo: Frontex Joint Operation ‘Triton’ – Concerted efforts to manage migration in the Central Mediterranean

“Frontex Joint Operation “Triton’ – Concerted efforts to manage migration in the Central Mediterranean,” from the EU Commission: Weeks after the tragic drowning of over 300 persons around the Island of Lampedusa in October 2013, Italy launched a major search … Continue reading

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Spain is Committed to “Frontex Plus”

“Spain vows to contribute to Frontex Plus,” from ANSAmed: Spain’s Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz told a joint press conference with Italian counterpart Angelino Alfano, at the end of a meeting yesterday in Madrid, that his country will be supporting … Continue reading

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EU to Launch “Frontex Plus”

“EU to help Italy rescue migrants at sea,” by Nina Hasse for Deutsche-Welle: Initially, the new mission, dubbed “Frontex Plus”, will supplement Italian efforts in the Mediterranean Sea to rescue migrants, the EU’s Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström said … Continue reading

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