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Better Information Sharing on Crime in the Mediterranean

EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia: operation to contribute to better information sharing on crime in the Mediterranean The European Council today adopted a decision allowing for the creation of a crime information cell within EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia. The information cell will be composed of up to 10 staff members from relevant law enforcement authorities of […]

Sea-Eye Resumes Rescue Missions

From Sea-Eye. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. The private sea rescue organisation Sea-Eye from Germany has decided to resume its rescue missions in the Mediterranean. The missions had been temporarily stopped during the past month. In the future, the operations of the […]

EU Naval Mission in Mediterranean Extended to end-2018

The European Union has extended the mandate of its naval operation in the Mediterranean – known as EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia – until 31 December 2018. The operation aims at disrupting the business model of migrant smugglers and human traffickers in the Southern Central Mediterranean. The operation also has two supporting tasks: training the Libyan […]