EUNAVFOR MED IRINI: SHADE MED 2021 kicks off today
October 7, 2021
From 7 to 8 October 2021, Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI will host the 10th edition of “Shared Awareness and De-confliction for the Mediterranean Sea” (SHADE MED) Conference.
The conference represents a unique opportunity for meeting, exchanging information and experiences and sharing proposals for different organizations, ranging from Governments and Armed Forces/Coastguards of the coastal states of the Mediterranean, International Institutions such as the United Nations and the European Union and Non-Governmental entities.
This year conference’s theme is “Sharing security, culture and values for a shared prosperity in the Med”. The aim is to encourage participants to carry out an in-depth reflection on what the region is experiencing.
SHADE MED is a forum where representatives/Stakeholders from different nations and organizations interested in the Mediterranean area can meet to discuss mutual areas of interest. It aims at de-conflicting and where possible better coordinating military and civilian resources, military & civilian operations and industry practices to achieve the maximum efficiency and effectiveness in managing objectives related to the security and stability in the Mediterranean.