Sea-Watch finances rescue mission of the organisation Sea-Eye – Alan Kurdi sets sails to further rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea

While the meeting of EU interior ministers in Luxembourg this week once again failed to make any progress towards ending the deadly state of emergency in the Mediterranean, once again civilian actors set an example of solidarity to the European Union: with a donation of 60,000 euros, Sea-Watch is enabling the rescue ship Alan Kurdi…

Common position on the EU Justice and Home Affairs Council

With the present document, the signing non-governmental-organisations involved in search-and-rescue activities in the Mediterranean Sea, jointly share the following considerations and recommendations to the JHA Ministers reuniting in Luxembourg to follow up to the mini-summit of 23 September held in Malta. The question of a fair and human needs-based relocation mechanism remains unresolved. In recent…

17 distress cases in 5 days – Sea-Watch: Little hope for EU summit in Malta

Sea-Watch continuous air reconnaissance mission: at least 17 emergencies with more than 750 castaways within five days This week alone, our aerial reconnaissance mission registered 17 distress cases. While some boats in distress were rescued by the rescue ship Ocean Viking of the organizations Doctors Without Borders and SOS Mediterranee, at least 3 cases could…