SAFEMED IV 1st MCGFF Secretariat meeting for 2019
The EU funded SAFEMED IV project supported the organization and the hosting of the the 1st Mediterranean Coast Guard Functions Forum Secretariat Meeting of 2018. The meeting was held on 29 January at EMSA premises, in Lisbon, with the participation of the Secretariat Members of France and Morocco, both chair of 2018, and representatives of DG MARE and EMSA as observers.
The agenda included provisions for the following Secretariat Meetings, and the organisation of the Plenary Conference. The members of the secretariat agreed on the next Plenary Conference which will be hosted in Casablanca, France, from 12 to 13 June 2019. The plenary will cover four key topics: immigration, illegal fishing, maritime surveillance and environmental pollution.
A second secretariat meeting will be held at EMSA premises on 2 April 2019 in order to further define the objective/s of the Forum and share views and opinions among the members of the secretariat.