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Awareness raising session on maritime search and rescue at sea

On 23 June, FRA jointly with the Spanish Maritime Rescue Agency delivered an awareness raising session on Search and Rescue at sea for staff from the European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA).

The participants included staff from operations as well as administrative teams in operational units. FRA focused on the legal framework and fundamental rights aspects of such operations. The Spanish Maritime Rescue Agency covered practical aspects and the treatment of rescued people on board.