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1/1/12Treasure Mapped: Using Satellite Imagery to Track the Developmental Effects of Somali PiracyThis Chatham House report analyzes the on-land impacts of Somali piracy and introduces a number of alternative indicators for economic activity in Somalia. The report concludes that piracy appears to lead to widespread economic development and therefore has a large interest group behind its continuation, which must be considered when developing land-based strategies to address this problem. View publication Anja ShortlandReport
1/1/122050 Africa's Integrated Maritime Strategy (2050 AIM Strategy)The African Union’s 2050 Africa’s Integrated Maritime (AIM) Strategy provides a broad framework for the protection and sustainable exploitation of the African Maritime Domain for wealth creation. The Strategy integrates an annexed Plan of Action for its operationalization and is a frequently referenced capstone document for national and regional African maritime resource and security strategies. To view full strategy, please click here.  African UnionStrategy
1/1/12House of Commons: Piracy off SomaliaA report by the Foreign Affairs Committee of the UK House of Commons, focusing on the work of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the UK Government’s contribution to international counter-piracy efforts. The report contains extensive oral and written evidence. View publication House of CommonsReport
11/1/11UN Security Council Resolution 2020This resolution follows previous resolutions concerning the situation in Somalia, especially resolutions 1814 (2008), 1816 (2008), 1838 (2008), 1844 (2008), 1846 (2008), 1851 (2008), 1897 (2009), 1918 (2010), 1950 (2010), 1976 (2011), and 2015 (2011), as well as the Statement of its President (S/PRST/2010/16) of 25 August 2010. It renews for another 12 months the Chapter 7 authorization, allowing states to use all appropriate force to fight against piracy and armed robbery off the coast of Somalia, including in Somali waters. UN Security CouncilUN Security Council Resolution
11/1/11UN Security Council Resolution 1950This resolution follows on from previous resolutions concerning the situation in Somalia, especially resolutions 1814 (2008), 1816 (2008), 1838 (2008), 1844 (2008), 1846 (2008), 1851 (2008), 1897 (2009), and 1918 (2010), as well as the Statement of its President (S/PRST/2010/16) of 25 August 2010.  UN Security CouncilUN Security Council Resolution
11/1/11Hostages to Conflict: Prospects for Building Regional Economic Cooperation in the Horn of AfricaThis Chatham House report examines the economic dimensions of regional conflict and cooperation in the Horn of Africa. It asks whether, over the long term, economic drivers have the potential to transform endemic conflict among states or whether political stability is a precondition for enhancing economic cooperation.  View publication Sally HealyReport
10/1/11UN Security Council Resolution 2015 Stresses the need for states to prosecute persons suspected of piracy and armed robbery at sea and notes that the failure to hold pirates accountable enables offensive acts. It requests that the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and regional authorities adopt a complete set of counter-piracy laws, including post-conviction transfer and imprisonment agreements. The resolution calls upon UNODC, UNDP, and Somali authorities to build prison capacity. UN Security CouncilUN Security Council Resolution
10/1/11Report of the Secretary-General on the protection of Somali natural resources and watersA report submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 1976 (2011). It reviews information currently available relating to illegal fishing and illegal dumping off the coast of Somalia and assesses the potential environmental and economic costs for the country, and examines the status of Somalia’s natural resources and the corresponding legal framework on their protection and exploitation.  UN Secretary GeneralUN Secretary-General Report
10/1/11Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to Security Council resolution 1950 (2010)This report updates the assessment contained in the Secretary-General’s report S/2010/556 and considers the situation of piracy and examines the political, legal and operational activities that have been undertaken by Member States, regional organizations and the United Nations and its partners in the fight against piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia, and concludes with observations. UN Secretary GeneralUN Secretary-General Report
10/1/11S/2011/662 - Report of the secretary-general pursuant to Security Council resolution 1950This report was submitted pursuant to paragraph 22 of Security Council resolution 1950 (2010) of 23 November 2010, in which the Security Council requested the Secretary-General to report on the implementation of that resolution and on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of Somalia. The report updates the assessment contained in the report of 27 October 2010 (S/2010/556).  UN Secretary GeneralUN Document

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