The European Union’s eIDAS regulation of 2014 sets standards for the mutual recognition and inter-operability of digital signatures and identities across Europe. The user experience from Italy is not so smooth, though.
The search-and-rescue operations in the Central Mediterranean were overall successful in saving thousands of lives in the years 2014-2017. Compared with the previous years, the rescues reduced and stabilised the fatality rate for the persons attempting a dangerous sea crossing. Several NGOs contributed significantly to this joint effort coordinated by the Italian Coast Guard’s Maritime Read more about Death and rescue in the Central Mediterranean: overcoming the limits of private outsourcing[…]