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11/1/13UN Security Council Resolution 2125This 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), 2015 (2011), 2020 (2011) and 2077 (2012), as well as the Statement of the Security Council's President (S/PRST/2010/16) of 25 August 2010 and (S/PRST/2012/24) of 19 November 2012. UN Security CouncilUN Security Council Resolution
12/1/13How to End Illegal Fishing From coastal waters to the high seas, criminals are robbing the oceans and jeopardizing communities, economies, and the environment. This report provides an overview of the main enforcement issues in regards to IUU fishing and details Pew's strategy to end illegal fishing.  View publication Pew Charitable TrustsReport
12/1/13The EU Fight Against Piracy in the Horn of Africa Fact SheetThis fact-sheet outlines EU efforts to combat piracy in the region as per 23 December 2013. View publication European External Action ServiceBriefing Paper
1/1/14Implementing Sustainable Maritime Security Measures in West and Central AfricaThis document outlines IMO’s strategy for enhancing maritime security in West and Central Africa in order to counter piracy, armed robbery against ships and other illicit activities and to support the development of a vibrant, sustainable maritime sector. View publication International Maritime OrganizationStrategy
1/1/14The Not-So-Jolly Roger: Dealing with Piracy off the Coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of GuineaThis Brookings Institution piece analyzes piracy trends and causes in both the Horn of Africa and Gulf of Guinea regions. The author concludes the essay by offering policy recommendations for combatting piracy in 2014.  View publication Vanda Felbab-Brown, the Brookings InstitutionBriefing Paper
1/1/14Maritime Piracy - Part I: An Overview of Trends, Costs, and Trade-Related ImplicationsPart I of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development's Maritime Piracy report covers overall trends in maritime piracy and related crimes. This section details the trends of maritime piracy and crime reaching as far back as 2003, and gives an overview of first and second order costs related to maritime crime  including trade-related implications. The data extends December of 2013. View publication UN Conference on Trade and DevelopmentReport
1/1/14Maritime Piracy - Part II: An Overview of the International Legal Framework and of Multilateral Cooperationto Combat PiracyPart II of UNCTAD's report Maritime Piracy is an overview of the international legal framework and of multilateral cooperation to combat piracy. It details the development of international law provisions on piracy, discusses the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, other relevant conventions as well as resolutions of the United Nations Security Council and General Assembly. The report also maps international cooperation and multilateral action to combat piracy. View publication UN Conference on Trade and DevelopmentReport
1/1/14Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea: Assessing the Threats, Preparing the ResponseThis meeting note addresses current and emerging threats in the Gulf of Guinea, including piracy, and the conditions that contribute to their rise, such as economic inequality and poor governance. The report summarizes key themes from a roundtable discussion held at IPI last June on the security challenges in the region. The meeting was a component of the African Union (AU)-IPI partnership agreement for the period 2012–2014, which focuses on security threats and policy responses in the Sahel-Sahara region and the Gulf of Guinea, among other areas. To view full document, please click here.  International Peace InstituteBriefing Paper
1/1/14Reconstruction of Domestic Fisheries Catches in Somalia 1950-2010This study reconstructs domestic fisheries catch data in Somalia between 1950 and 2010, including the industrial, artisanal, subsistence and recreational sectors. The authors found that the Somali reconstructed total catch was nearly two times the landings reported by the FAO on behalf of Somalia for the time period, most of which is attributed to the reconstructed small-scale sector. To view full report please click here. Lo Persson, Alasdair Lindop, Sarah Harper, Kyrstn Zylich and Dirk ZellerReport
1/1/14United States Senate Resolution 288Supporting enhanced maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea and encouraging increased cooperation between the United States and West and Central African countries to fight armed robbery at sea, piracy, and other maritime threats.  View publication United States SenateU.S. Senate Resolution

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