Mediterranean Hope- Newsletter February 2019

Mediterranean Hope- Newsletter February 2019

MedHope_logo.jpgLibya, Terre des Hommes and FCEI provide specialised medical care for the most vulnerable children

The new project promoted by Terre des Hommes, together with Mediterranean Hope – the Refugee and Migrant Programme of the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI) – and financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation aims to provide medical and health care to Libyan children with serious illnesses, who belong to the most vulnerable groups … Read more

A Journey To Lampedusa. How The Pearl of the Mediterranean Sea Became a Huge Army Camp

Valerio Nicolosi, February 12th, 2019 Militarization is evident and the drop in landings has not been followed by a reduction in security personnel, which today are supernumerary if compared to real needs. The sun is warm despite being February, along a desolate via Roma you could shoot a western movie. Read more

Sea Watch – FCEI and Waldensian Diaconry: “Migrants still in Malta, we are willing to welcome them”.

Rome, February 11 – 2019 – (NEV CS/13) – Over a month ago, on January 11, migrants picked up at sea by the ship Sea Watch were allowed to disembark – the FCEI (Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy) and the Waldensian Diaconry say – by common agreement with some European states Read more

Wishing to live without fear

Rome (NEV), January 30th, 2019 – “We want to live without fear, this is what is important, not money, not anything else”. This is the hope of A. A., the father of the Syrian family who landed on Wednesday, January 30th, in Fiumicino, thanks to the last humanitarian corridor from Lebanon, organized by the FCEI  Read more

Migrants: “Resettle, Relocate, Integrate” a New Project Is About to Start

The FCEI will participate “to improve/put into practice our humanitarian corridors and reception model” Rome (NEV), February 7th, 2019 – A new European project for the reception and integration of people arriving through the humanitarian corridors, in which there is also the FCEI, with the Mediterranean Hope project. Read more

“50,000 visas to get people out of Libya,” the Mediterranean Hope coordinator told TPI

TPI met with Paolo Naso, coordinator of Mediterranean Hope, the migration project promoted by the Italian Protestant Churches (Valerio Nicolosi, via TPI) More than a month has passed since Malta authorised the disembarkation of 49 people from the NGO Sea Watch and Sea Eye ships, after lengthy negotiations between the Member States of the European Union. Read more