Enhancing Maritime Security in Africa

March 19–23, 2018
Victoria, Seychelles
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Session 1: Maritime Insecurity Around Africa

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Session 2: Maritime Security Initiatives Around Africa

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  • Kamal-Deen Ali, “Maritime Security Cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea: Prospects and Challenges,” Brill (2015).

Session 3: The Strategic Pillars

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Session 4: Understanding the Maritime Domain

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Keynote: Securing the Blue Economy

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  • Mr. Phillippe Michaud
  • Ms. Kate Almquist Knopf

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Session 5: Information Sharing and Coordination – Internal and External

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Session 6: Maritime Interdiction Operations

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Session 7: Prosecuting Maritime Crime

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  • Michael Scharf, Michael Newton, Milena Sterio, Prosecuting Maritime Piracy, Cambridge (2015).

Keynote: Adjudicating and Penalizing Maritime Crime

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Session 8: Harmonization

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  • Ian Ralby, « Approaches to Piracy, Armed Robbery at Sea, and Other Maritime Crime in West and Central Africa, » in Militarised Responses to Transnational Organised Crime: The War on Crime, Chapter 8, Palgrave Macmillam: 2017.

Session 9: Plenary Discussion of Lessons and Next Steps

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  • Dr. Ian Ralby
  • Ms. Kate Almquist Knopf