Session 4: Migration by Sea: Safety and Security Aspects

27 April 2016, 1130-­1330 Session 4: Migration by Sea: Safety and Security Aspects

Chair: Mr. Chris Trelawny, Special Advisor to the Secretary­General on Maritime Security and Facilitation, Subdivision for Maritime Security and Facilitation, Maritime Safety Division, International Maritime
Discussants: Mr. Fabrizio Barcellona, ​Assistant Secretary, Seafarers’ Section, International Transport Federation; Professor Nikitas Nikitakos, Department of Shipping Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean; Avv. Carlo Golda​, ​Adjunct Professor of Space Law and Policy, University of Genoa (UNIGE)

Wednesday, April 27th
11:30 AM

Migrant mass rescue operations : challenges and lessons learnt in the Mediterranean

Matthew Fader, International Maritime Rescue Federation

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM

11:50 AM

Search and rescue procedures and infrastructure

Sandro Gallinelli, Italian Coast Guard

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM

12:10 PM

The routes of migration in the Mediterranean Sea and training opportunities for naval units on migration at NMIOTC

Ioannis Argyriou, NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Center

12:10 PM - 12:30 PM

12:30 PM

Médecins Sans Frontières' search and rescue experience : humanitarian dilemmas and challenges in rescuing migrants in distress at sea

Aurélie Ponthieu, Médecins Sans Frontières Belgium

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM

12:50 PM

Rendering assistance to migrants at sea : seafarers’ perspective

Morten Kold, Maersk

12:50 PM - 1:20 PM

1:20 PM


Carla Golda, University of Genoa

1:20 PM - 1:25 PM

1:25 PM


Nikitas​, Nikitakos, University of the Aegean

1:25 PM - 1:30 PM