viernes, julio 30, 2021

Archivo de Etiquetas: Somalia

UN Secretary General Sets Out Options for dealing with Piracy off Somalia

UN Secretary General Sets Out Options for dealing with Piracy off Somalia The United Nations Secretary General has recently submitted a report to the Security Council in which he sets out 7 options for dealing with piracy off the coast of Somalia. The incidence of piracy off the coast of …

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Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya

Anti-Piracy Court Opens in Kenya At the end of last week, Kenya opened a special court to try suspected pirates operating from Somalia in the Gulf of Aden (see BBC Report here and here) The Court, which is funded by a number of international organizations and States including the UN, the EU, Australia …

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20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

20th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Today marks the 20th anniversary of the adoption by the UN General Assembly of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention has become the most widely ratified treaty after the Geneva Conventions of 1949 (which …

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What to do with Captured Pirates

What to do with Captured Pirates As the international community ramps up its fight against rampant piracy off the coast of Somalia, the patrolling naval forces have started to capture pirates. As recently as January 2, 2009, France captured pirates in the Gulf of Aden. Because this is not the …

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