EU: EUROSUR WILL NOT HELP RESCUES AT SEA


"Launched in December to help prevent boat migrants from drowning, the EU’s border surveillance system, Eurosur, has yet to deliver amid a sharp increase in the number of sea-crossing attempts.... Eurosur is also set to accept satellite images in the near future, but will not offer any additional help when it comes to rescue missions, said Fernandez. “This would not be even useful for preventing tragedies because the satellite images will be available to the border authorities hours or even days after,” he said."

See the full text: EU border surveillance system not helping to save lives (euobserver, link)

 

Spotted an error? If you've spotted a problem with this page, just click once to let us know.

Report error