EUNAVFOR MED IRINI: SHADE MED 2021 kicks off today

October 7, 2021
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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.

For more information

Press release


Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia