This week aditus foundation, Jesuit Refugee Service Malta and Integra foundation filed three complaints in three different fora with respect to the situation of around 167 migrants currently being held aboard the private vessels Europa II and the Atlantis, just outside Malta’s territorial waters. The Maltese government chartered a number of private pleasure craft vessels to accommodate migrants rescued in Malta’s SAR zone in the period between the 28th and 29th April 2020 and 6th May 2020. The migrants were transferred from private and AFM vessels involved in the rescue to the chartered vessels and have remained there since the beginning of May.Continue Reading
aditus foundation, Integra Foundation and JRS Malta today sent an open letter to EU Commissioner Johansson. In our letter we express our concerns at Malta’s novel idea of detaining rescued migrants aboard 2 chartered private vessels just outside our territorial waters.
The letter may be read below, or downloaded here.
We’re incredibly happy to announce that Project Integrated will be receiving support from the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation, allowing us to extend our activities through till December 2018!
This was confirmed on 18 March during a ceremony held at San Anton Palace, where the President of Malta emphasised that this year’s MCCFF aims are to support the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We’re extremely grateful to the MCCFF for its constant support of our efforts, and for its commitment towards seeking to improve the lives of vulnerable or marginalised communities.