Tag Archives: MaritimeSafetyEurope

The Tangled Politics of Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

Since the early 1990s, North Africa has served as a jumping point for migrants trying to reach Europe. Then, as now, these are mixed migration routes where refugees and asylum seekers travel side by side …

Earthquake in Turkey and Greece leaves at least two dead in Kos, 200 injured

NNA – A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.7 has killed at least two people on the island of Kos and injured 200 in Greek and Turkish coastal towns.

The quake struck near major tourist destinations …

Ocean Conference Concludes with Call for Action to Restore Ocean Health, Protect Marine Ecosystems through Stronger Partnerships

The inaugural United Nations Ocean Conference concluded at Headquarters today, with Heads of State and Government and high-level representatives adopting a “Call for Action” to conserve and sustainably use the world’s oceans.

During its closing …

Speakers Underline Urgency of Expanding Protected Coastal Areas, Tackling Sea Acidification, as United Nations Ocean Conference Continues

Speakers emphasized the urgency of expanding protected coastal and marine areas — one of the targets of Goal 14 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — as well as tackling the problem of ocean …

Remarks by President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to Troops and Families

Naval Air Base Sigonella
Italy

4:57 P.M. CEST

MRS. TRUMP:  What a beautiful place!  (Applause.)  We had the greatest time here.  We did a lot of great stuff.  And I want to thank you very …