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6/1/08UN Security Council Resolution 1816A UN Security Council Resolution dedicated to addressing Somali piracy specifically. It authorized naval forces to enter Somali territorial waters to deter and disrupt piracy for a period of six months, and encouraged states to increase and coordinate efforts to counter piracy off the coast of Somalia. UN Security CouncilUN General Assembly Resolution
2/1/01UN General Assembly Resolution 55-7Reaffirms the importance of UNCLOS and encourages all states that have not done so to become party to the Convention. The resolution also calls upon states to harmonize their national legislation with the provisions of the Convention, and requests the Secretary-General to ensure more effective collaboration and coordination between the relevant parts of the Secretariat of the United Nations and the United Nations as a whole. UN General AssemblyUN General Assembly Resolution
2/1/05UN General Assembly Resolution 59-24 Emphasizes the importance of reporting acts of piracy and sharing information between states affected by piracy. The resolution calls upon states to facilitate the apprehension and prosecution of suspected pirates, urges all states to adopt national legislation to combat piracy and armed robbery at sea, and to become parties to the SUA Convention and its Protocol. UN General AssemblyUN General Assembly Resolution
4/1/12UN General Assembly Resolution 66/231 - Oceans and the law of the sea This resolution follows previous annual resolutions on the law of the sea and on oceans and the law of the sea, including resolutions 65/37 A of 2010 and 65/37 B of 2011. It addresses issues related to the Law of the Sea.  UN General AssemblyUN General Assembly Resolution
1/1/10UN Security Council Resolution 1910 Authorizes the Member States of the African Union to maintain AMISOM for another year until 31 January 2011.   UN Security CouncilUN General Assembly Resolution
1/1/11S/2011/30 - Letter dated 24 January 2011 from the Secretary-General to the President of the Security CouncilAlso known as the 'Jack Lang Report', this report contains 25 proposals by the Special Adviser on legal issues related to piracy off the coast of Somalia, Mr. Jack Lang, regarding additional steps that can be taken to assist States in the Horn of Africa region, as well as other States, to prosecute and imprison persons who engage in piracy.  UN Secretary-General, Jack LangUN Secretary-General Report
1/1/13S/2013/69 - Report of the Secretary-General on SomaliaThis report was submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2010 (2011) and provides an update on major developments that occurred in Somalia on the three major tracks of the United Nations approach — (i) political; (ii) security; and (iii) humanitarian, recovery and development, and human rights — between 16 August 2012 and 15 January 2013.  UN Secretary GeneralUN Secretary-General Report
6/1/11S/2011/360 - Report of the Secretary-General on the modalities for the establishment of specialized Somali anti-piracy courts This report elaborates on some of the suggestions presented in the report by the Special Adviser to the Secretary General on Legal Issues Related to Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, Mr. Jack Lang (annex to document S/2011/30).  In particular, it outlines the requirements (‘modalities’) for strengthening Somali capability to uphold rule of law, in particular concerning prosecuting and incarcerating suspected and convicted pirates. UN Secretary GeneralUN Secretary-General Report
9/1/10S/2010/447 - Report of the Secretary-General on Somalia This report provides an update on major developments in Somalia since the Secretary-General’s report of 11 May 2010 (S/2010/234) and assesses the political, security, human rights and humanitarian situation as well as progress made in implementing the United Nations strategy for Somalia. The report also covers the operational activities of the United Nations and the international community, as well as developments in counter-piracy activities. UN Secretary GeneralUN Secretary-General Report
10/1/13S/2013/623 - Report of the Secretary-General on the situation with respect to piracy and armed robbery at sea off the coast of SomaliaThis report was submitted pursuant to Security Council resolution 2077 (2012), and provides an update on major developments on possible ways to advance international efforts to combat the problem of piracy and armed robbery at sea and associated hostage-taking off the coast of Somalia since 22 October 2012. The assessment and observations in the report are based on information provided by Member States and regional organizations. UN Secretary GeneralUN Secretary-General Report

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