Mediterranean Hope - Newsletter May 2018

MedHope_logo.jpgRescuing lives and saving memories by Daniele Naso and Francesco Piobbichi, MH staff

Rome (NEV), 9th May 2018 – “Outlook from the Border” is a feature managed by those working for and collaborating with Mediterranean Hope (MH) – Programme for Refugees and Migrants created by the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI). This week’s Outlook comes from the search and rescue (SAR) zone in the Mediterranean Sea. » Read more

A New Rescue Operation in the Mediterranean Sea: The #Astral Vessel Set Sail Again NEV Agency

Rome - May 4, 2018 (NEV/CS22) - The Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI) and Mediterranean Hope – a Programme for Refugees and Migrants – has continued collaborating with the NGO Proactiva. « This is an action that we strongly support because the rescue of those who risk their lives is at the centre of our evangelical vocation », Luca Maria Negro, the President of FCEI said. » Read more

The right to solidarity; the duty to rescue migrants NEV Agency

Rome (NEV), 11th May 2018 – A press conference will take place in Rome on Thursday 24th May, at 1.00pm in the Press Room of the Chamber of Deputies in via della Missione, 4. Entitled “The right to solidarity, the duty to carry out migrant sea rescue”, the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI) and Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms will be presenting their collaborative project for Mediterranean SAR missions. » Read more

I was ship-wrecked and you saved me: FCEI and Open Arms sign a partnership accord NEV Agency

The accord signed today by Negro and Open Arms captain and field coordinator Riccardo Gatti, ‘is based on maritime law’ – we were remeinded by Paolo Naso, co-ordinator of Mediterranean Hope, the FCEI’s refugee and migrants programme – and on Article 10 of the Constitution of the Italian Republic which guarantees the right to asylum. » Read more

Refugees: 29th May – new arrivals via humanitarian corridors NEV Agency

n Tuesday 29th May 75 refugees, 35 of whom are less than 14 years old, will arrive at Fiumicino airport (Rome) from Lebanon, thanks to the humanitarian corridors promoted by the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI), Tavola Valdese and Comunità di Sant’Egidio by agreement with the Italian Ministries of the Interior and of Foreign Affairs. These Syrian refugees will add to the 1,500 people who have already arrived safely and legally in Italy, France and Belgium since February 2016. » Read more

France. A group of 22 refugees are arriving today through the humanitarian corridors NEV Agency

Rome (NEV), 18 May 2018 – 22 refugees from Lebanon are expected to arrive tonight at the Charles de Gaulle airport of Paris. This is the fifth humanitarian corridors towards France, organised by the Entraide Protestante (Protestant Mutual Aid Federation), the Protestant Federation of France (FPF), the Community of Sant’Egidio, the French Episcopal Conference and the Secours catholique-Caritas of France. » Read more

Little-big Manu Antonia Wienert, volunteer

Rome (NEV), 16th May 2018 –“Outlook from the Border” is a feature managed by those working for and collaborating with Mediterranean Hope (MH) – Programme for Refugees and Migrants created by the Federation of Protestant Churches in Italy (FCEI). This week’s Outlook comes from the FCEI’s own reception centre, the “Casa delle Culture” in Scicli, Sicily. » Read more


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