mare nostrum

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(our sea) the Mediterranean to the ancient Romans

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The meeting will also present the new "kit of tools" for coastline regulation and management developed by the Mare Nostrum team.
Operation MARE NOSTRUM was replaced by Operation TRITON which commenced on 1 November 2014.
It also aligns with the racing strategy for the group as they go into two tough competitions at the Mare Nostrum off the back of a hard week of training at the camp in France.
We're catching up and making up for the temporary cut which resulted from the end of Mare Nostrum and cost human lives.
Arguing that efforts to rescue migrants encouraged more to come, European leaders replaced Mare Nostrum with the far smaller Triton border patrol program.
The Italian Mare Nostrum marine rescue programme, created after more than 350 people drowned off Lampedusa in October 2013, rescued 130,000 people last year.
Rights groups including Amnesty International are calling for the restoration of an Italian navy search-and-rescue operation known as Mare Nostrum which was suspended at the end of last year.
The rights group accused Europe of "turning its back on its responsibilities and clearly threatening thousands of lives" by forcing Italy to abandon its Mare Nostrum rescue mission last year in favour of the surveillance patrols currently being carried out by its borders agency Frontex.
It partially replaced Italy's Mare Nostrum mission, which was phased out because Italy said it could not afford the mission on its own and
The EU's Triton operation took over Italy's Mare Nostrum operation last year, but it only patrols close to Europe's coast.
Mare Nostrum, which just patrolled the southern Mediterranean, cost Italy 9.
With Mare Nostrum it would have been possible to get these people somewhere warm and dry and get some food into them quickly," Flavio di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), said.
Last November, Italy suspended its Mare Nostrum rescue operation (which it launched in 2013, after more than 300 migrants drowned off the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa), because other EU member states refused to share the costs -- some $10.
But in practice the Italian navy has continued to carry out most of the rescues despite officially scaling back its own Mare Nostrum operation at the end of October, after failing to persuade other EU governments to help fund it.
beaucoup moins que] Si l'operation Mare Nostrum devait prendre fin sans etre correctement remplacee, les atermoiements et les differends sur les operations de recherche et de sauvetage risquent de mettre de nouveau des vies en peril [beaucoup plus grand que], a averti Daluissen, evoquant les mesures de dissuasions europeennes a effet contraire.