EUCAP Nestor conducts Maritime Legislation workshop in Hargesia, Somaliland

EUCAP Nestor organised a Maritime Legislation Workshop in Hargesia, in partnership with the Attorney’s General’s Office from 24 to 26 October. The 31 participants (among whom three women) are affiliated to the Prosecution Office, the Somaliland Coast Guard and the Immigration Department.  The Workshop’s focus was mainly centred on the enhancement of the cooperation between…

CRIMARIO in the news: Seychelles DRDM describes CRIMARIO oil spill exercise the most intense ever undertaken

According to this article, the director of the Seychellois Division of Risk and Disaster Management (DRDM) Paul Labaleine defined the two-day table-top exercise organised by the CRIMARIO project to test the country’s  response capabilities to oil spill pollution as “the most intense ever undertaken”. He remarked that apart from the exercise, the event also consisted…

2016 Lome Summit: the AU adopts a new charter on maritime security

On 15 October, 31 African states’ representatives signed for the adoption of the African Union Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development during the AU extraordinary Summit held in Lome, Togo. According to ECOWAS’ Chairwoman and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, this Charter aims at preventing and curbing national and transnational crime, especially terrorism, piracy…