Common Statement – Strasbourg

As search and rescue organisations, we are grateful that thanks to the initiative of the Socialists and Democrats Group, we were nominated for the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. This nomination is acknowledging the vital role which NGOs have played in saving human lives during the past years. Last year alone, NGOs have conducted…


United4Med requests immediate solution for Spanish fishing vessel. First person already evacuated, more to follow without a Port of Safety: Europe needs to save them now

The people on board the fishing vessel Nostra Madre di Loreto are in critical condition. The ships of Mediterranea and Open Arms, on site for several hours, asked Malta for an immediate evacuation of one of the survivors who was at that point already in a state of unconsciousness. At late hour, a Maltese helicopter…