terça-feira, 12 de maio de 2015

Illegal immigration: EU asks for help to the UN and Cavaco Silva wants to "28" more committed

The operation may have to act in international waters or territorial waters, for example, of Libya. To this end, it is imperative that the approval of the UN Security Council.

Dismantling #migrant trafficking operations will save lives too. â€"Federicamog at <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/UNSC?src=hash">#UNSC</a> stakeout <a href="http://t.co/rTHXgVxU4g">pic.twitter.com/rTHXgVxU4g</a><p>â€" EU Delegation to UN (EUatUN) 1 maio 2015

"2015 seems already worse than last year and whereas, in 2014, approximately 3300 migrants have died trying to enter the European Union by sea, this tells us that three out of four people who died to cross a border in the world died in the Mediterranean. Three out of four people, "stressed the head of EU diplomacy, stressing:" it's not just a humanitarian emergency, it is also a security crisis because, in some cases, networks of traffickers are linked to financing of terrorist activities, which contributes to instability in a region that is already unstable enough. "

Federica Mogherini's appeal in New York coincided with a Summit that ends Tuesday in Lisbon of the parliamentary Presidents of the Union for the Mediterranean, an organization that integrates the "28" of the EU 15 more of the Mediterranean basin, as Morocco, Libya, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Jordan or Syria.

Parliamentary Assembly of #UfM meets today in Lisbon for the 2nd Summit of Speakers on #immigration and #humanrights.

At a reception in Bethlehem to representatives of the Union for the Mediterranean, the President of the Portuguese Republic considered that immigration, asylum and human rights should be at the top of the European agenda, in a "challenging time" which requires cooperation and dialogue with the countries of the southern Mediterranean.

"Are themes of major concern to us all, themes that should be high on the agenda of the European Union, at the top of the agenda of our Nations," said Aníbal Cavaco Silva, stressing that "this dialogue is key," as well as "fundamental is this partnership between the two sides of the Mediterranean."

As of 7 May 2015, IOM estimates migrant deaths from #Mediterranean stand at 1, 829, compared to 207 through May 7, 2014 pic.twitter.com/myjUev1kXE

The Portuguese head of State underlined the special and unique character of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean, whereas it should seize this opportunity for dialogue and partnership in addressing the problems and find solutions to avoid the repetition of tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea. "This requires dialogue and cooperation," he insisted.

In a short speech, the President of the Portuguese Parliament (AR), Esteves, took the audience granted by Cavaco Silva to give an account of the work that is being done in the II Summit of Presidents of the parliaments of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean.

Assunção Esteves said that the conclusions of the meeting will be subsequently submitted to the European Commission, European Parliament and European Council. The President of AIR referred to should be formalized 10 concrete measures of short and medium term. "We must strengthen our efforts", realized.

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During the Summit, finally, said the Portuguese Prime Minister. "The tragedies that have repeated in the Mediterranean are deeply outrageous and deserves the most serious reflection, and the countries of destination and the countries of origin and transit", defended Pedro Passos Coelho, who is also "important" to "present the moral justice inherent in a more open immigration policy and the economic and social benefits to which it might create medium-term".

#Parlamento of #Lisbona, we begin the work of the Union for the UfMSecretariat <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/immigrazione?src=hash">#immigrazione</a> #Mediterraneo <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/actnow?src=hash">#actnow</a> <a href="http://t.co/GOk5AHuBqV">pic.twitter.com/GOk5AHuBqV</a><p>â€" michela giuffrida (m_giuffrida) May 11, 2015

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