Aegean Sea

The Aegean Sea is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between Europe's Balkan peninsula and Asia's Anatolia peninsula. The sea has an area of some 215,000 square kilometres. In the north, the Aegean is connected to the Marmara Sea and the Black Sea by the straits of the Dardanelles and the Bosphorus. The Aegean Islands are located within the sea and some bound it on its southern periphery, including Crete and Rhodes. The sea reaches a maximum depth of 3,544 meters, to the east of Crete. The Thracian Sea and the Myrtoan Sea are subdivisions of the Aegean …

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Conflicts in the EastMed: From Germany’s and France’s Conflicting Strategies to a …

IFRI · 3 September 2021 English

Over the past years, the Eastern Mediterranean has become centerstage of an increasingly internationalized and militarized conflict driven by different albeit interlinked issues and an arena for a growing variety …

Germany’s view of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea. The EU-Turkey Refugee Statement, which was Germany’s view of the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea tensions between the two countries, especially


ECRE Legal Note 9: on Asylum in Greece: A Situation Beyond Judicial …

ECRE · 11 June 2021 English

Regulation (EU) No 603/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on the establishment of ‘Eurodac’ for the comparison of fingerprints for the effective application …

border returns, interception and returns in the Aegean Sea have also been reported by numerous sources in human rights violations against refugees in the Aegean sea and at the Greek-Turkish land border, 7 November Legal Operational Aspects of Operations in the Aegean Sea Final Report of the Frontex Management Board Centre Lesvos, Crimes against Humanity in the Aegean Sea, 1 February 2021, p. 32, available at: https://bit Legal Operational Aspects of Operations in the Aegean Sea Final Report of the Frontex Management Board


Document22nd Conference of the Mediterranean and Black Seas Hydrographic Commission Video-conferenc

IHO · 10 June 2021 English

In his introduction, Director Luigi Sinapi gave an outline of the most important topics to be addressed during the Conference, one of them being the implementation by the Commission of …

noted that the situation has not improved in the Aegean Sea. Arguments were provided by one party rejecting was obliged to take the measures by which the Aegean Sea in S-11 Part B will become a “blank” area, with


CONSTRUCTING CRISIS AT EUROPE'S BORDERS - The EU plan to intensify its …

MSF · 9 June 2021 English

The Moria RIC is the blueprint for the proposed EU Migration and The ‘hotspot approach’ has been envisaged as a Asylum Pact screening and asylum regulations model of operational support …

(2019), Article 54, Law Picture Regrading Eastern Aegean Sea, https://infocrisis.gov. 4636/2019 gr/13156/ initial-reception- Picture Regrading Eastern Aegean Sea, https://infocrisis.gov. facilities-external medical and mental and rescue operations in the Aegean Sea, off the coast healthcare and a specialized clinic


13 MEETING OF THE IHO INTER-REGIONAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE IHO-IRCC13 - VTC, 23-25 …

IHO · 4 June 2021 English

After years of collecting hydrographic surveys carried out by the member states of the Commission, the question was raised during the MBSHC22 as to the best way to perform this …

Assessment among concerned parties and RENCs in the Aegean Sea. While Greece assessment of the risk is “High” differences parties failed to reach an agreement on the Aegean Sea INT Scheme, and noting that no constructive dialogue Secretariat was obliged to take measures by which the Aegean Sea in S-11 Part B will become a “blank” area, with the Risk Assessments of the ENC overlaps in the Aegean Sea made this Chair to act as established on Res Secretariat to take the measures by which the Aegean Sea in S-11 Part B will become a “blank” area, with


Sixth progress report on the implementation of the common set of proposals …

NATO · 3 June 2021 English

Sixth progress report on the implementation of the common set of proposals endorsed by EU and NATO Councils on 6 December 2016 and 5 December 2017 3 June 2021 This …

EU continue to successfully cooperate in the Aegean Sea with information sharing at the operational and


INT-Annuaire-Yearbook-73-2018-2019 (1)

ICJ · 28 May 2021 French

INT-Annuaire-Yearbook-73-2018-2019 (1).pdf Le présent ouvrage a été réalisé par le Greffe This book has been produced by the Registry de la Cour internationale de Justice of the International Court of …

Pakistani Prisoners of War (Pakistan v. India) 1973 2 Aegean Sea Continental Shelf (Greece v. Turkey) 1976-1978 Punishment of — India) the Crime of Genocide (Art. IX) Aegean Sea Continental Shelf (Greece v. Turkey) General v. India) 11 V 1973 Pakistan 13 VII 1973 No3 Aegean Sea Continental Shelf (Greece v. Turkey) 10 VIII 1973 (Judgment on jurisdiction) Yes Iceland) Aegean Sea Continental Shelf (Greece v. Turkey) 19 XII 1978 India Provisional measures (Pakistan v. India) Aegean Sea Continental Shelf (Greece Turkey Provisional


The EU and Turkey: Toward sustainable cooperation in migration management and

IfW · 27 May 2021 English

2.1 A changed landscape ahead of the New Pact The main developments of 2020 that set the scene tory, with 22,700 refugees resettled globally in 2020 for the launch of …

generous support in violent pushbacks in the Aegean Sea bring the prob- of Stiftung Mercator, which has states provide almost no subsistence support to Aegean Sea and Eastern Mediterranean (section 3.1). their Simultaneously, they showed that migrants crossing the Aegean Sea were demonstrate the difficulty of enforcing commented that migration, prevent deaths in the Aegean Sea, and sup- the resettlement that has happened EU has neglected these action points. Refer- Aegean Sea from Turkey; and (ii) to support Turkey’s encing


CIDOB notes 251

CIDOB · 26 May 2021 English

In 2019, the members of the FEUTURE research project argued Intersecting conflicts, the assertive policies that the EU–Turkey relationship seemed to be advanc- of key players and the crisis of …

TURKEY Kas TURKEY Kastellorizo Turkish continental Aegean Sea shelf, according to Turkey GREECE GREECE (Kastellorizo


CIDOB opinion I

CIDOB · 26 May 2021 English

The prospect of the completion of Nord Stream 2 provides a moment for the EU and the US to reassess their approach to Russian pipeline strategies, and to consider instead …

As most of the Western technical partners left the project – including the Swiss firm All Seas which The Three Seas Initiative, which has already attracted US funding commitments, proposes a new North-South gas pipeline connecting the Baltic Sea ports with the Adriatic and Aegean Seas.


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