Dakar hosts an international meeting on maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea

On 9 and 10 April, after more than two years of implementation, GoGIN brings together its stakeholders in Dakar to take stock of the project’s results and to discuss an action plan for the next two years. On this occasion, the representatives of 27 maritime centres of 19 coastal countries of the Economic Community of…

Maritime Safety and Security in the Gulf of Guinea: ECCAS and ECOWAS devise new strategies

The Presidency of the Annual Meeting of Senior officials of the Interregional Centre for the Implementation of Strategies for Regional Safety and Security in the Gulf of Guinea has been transferred from ECCAS to ECOWAS. ECCAS Secretary General, Ambassador Ahmad Allam-Mi handed over the baton of command to the Commissioner for Political Affairs, Peace and…

GoGIN in the news: Gulf of Guinea Inter-regional Network poised for the fight against sea crime

This article of News Ghana describes the kick-off meeting of the GoGIN project that took place today, 8th June, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. “I’m delighted to be here in Yaoundé today to officially kick-start GOGIN after several months of fine-tuning with my African colleagues,” said Vice Admiral (Ret) and GoGIN Team Leader Jean-Pierre Labonne. “Our long-term…