FRA Director in Italy visits migration hotspot

The Agency’s Director Michael O’Flaherty will be in Sicily on 15 and 16 September to visit the Pozzallo hotspot, search and rescue boats and the Italian coastguard.

While there he will meet with the EU’s Regional Task Force, as well as local authorities and organisations active in the Pozzallo hotspot. Following the visit, the Director will meet with the Italian Ministry of Interior and the European Commission Representation in Rome.