MEPs delegation will travel to Lampedusa next week

MEPs delegation will travel to Lampedusa next week

Civil Liberties Committee delegation will travel to Lampedusa from 19 to 22 June to discuss search and rescue challenges in the Central Mediterranean.

A delegation of the Civil Liberties Committee, led by the Chair Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar (S&D, Spain), Head of the Delegation, as well as Pietro Bartolo (S&D, Italy), Sylvie Guillaume (S&D, France), Cornelia Ernst (The Left, Germany), Yana Toom (Renew, Estonia), Laura Ferrara (non-attached, Italy), Karlo Ressler (EPP, Croatia), Alessandra Mussolini (EPP, Italy), Giuseppe Milazzo (ECR, Italy) and Annalisa Tardino (ID, Italy) will be visiting Lampedusa (Italy) from 19 to 22 June.

The European parliament is currently engaged in negotiations with the Council on a number of files to reform the current asylum and migration legislative framework with a view to adopt new rules before European elections in June 2024.

MEPs will focus their visit on search and rescue activities, disembarkation and reception conditions of migrants arriving to the island. They are expected to meet with Italian maritime SAR authorities, local authorities, Frontex representatives, as well as civil society organisations active in SAR or migrant reception.


On Top