United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA)

Naval Response

No activity implemented or planned

No activity planned or implemented.

Industry Response

No activity implemented or planned

No activity planned or implemented.

Plight of Seafarers

No activity implemented or planned

No activity planned or implemented.

Messaging and Advocacy

No activity implemented or planned

No activity planned or implemented.

Regional Capacity

Ongoing activity
  • Led the assessment mission to the region from 7 to 24 November 2011 in the Gulf of Guinea. The main objectives of the mission were: (a) to assist the Government of Benin in the formulation of a national integrated programme to address drug trafficking, organized crime and piracy; and (b) to assess the scope of the threat of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea region and explore possible options for an effective United Nations response. See report here
  • Responding to the need for a comprehensive and multi-stakeholder approach, UNODC,¬†UNOWA/DPA, DPKO and INTERPOL set up the West Africa Coast Initiative (WACI). WACI is a joint programme that entails a comprehensive set of activities targeting capacity building, at both national and regional level, in the areas of law enforcement, forensics, border management, anti-money-laundering and the strengthening of criminal justice institutions, contributing to peacebuilding initiatives and security sector reforms. (link)

Rule of Law

No activity implemented or planned

No activity planned or implemented.

Coordination

No activity implemented or planned

No activity planned or implemented.