|Author (Person)||Gotev, Georgi|
The two NGOs said that Italy’s proposal for a code of conduct for nongovernmental groups comes amid a concerted smear campaign against these groups, and Italy’s request for more sharing of responsibility among EU member states for rescue and disembarkation.
While the EU had been extremely poor in providing Italy with the shared support and assistance it needed, it was instead focusing on training the Libyan coast guard forces, under the UN-backed Government of National Accord, to build its capacity to intercept boats.
|Subject Categories||Justice and Home Affairs|
|Countries / Regions||Eastern Europe, Europe, Italy, Southern Europe|