1. BACKGROUND AND GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Following the tradition well -established by previous EU Presidency Member States (MSs), on the basis of best practices, in the framework of the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Central Directorate for Immigration and Border Police of the Italian Ministry of Interior organized the Joint Operation “MOS MAIORUM”, with the main goal to monitor the irregular migrations and to identify the link between irregular EU external border crossings and
irregular migration within the EU and Schengen Area, as well as to focus on the “secondary movements” of irregular migrants who entered the Member States
The Joint Operation “MOS MAIORUM” was prepared on the basis of the guidelines set out in the Guide for Joint Police Operation – JPOs (doc. 16825/10 ENFOPOL 343 JAI 995 COSI 76) and it was implemented from 13 to 26 October 2014 with the participation of 27 countries.
The operational area was identified with the territory of all Member States and SACs who agreed to participate in this Joint Operation (including air, land and maritime borders). Weiterlesen