Working Papers

SafeSeas publishes preliminary results related to current projects on a regular basis as Working Papers.

Pragmatic spaces and the maritime security agenda
The oceans are increasingly understood as a security space. Does the new maritime security agenda lead to new spatial configurations? ...
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Blue Crime: Conceptualising Transnational Organised Crime at Sea.
Transnational organised crime at sea is a growing international concern. However, and despite its importance, the concept remains uncertain and ...
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What we know about piracy
For the full report, click here What We Know About Piracy is the outcome of a collaboration between SafeSeas and ...
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Maritime Security in Kenya
This working paper provides a primer to the SAFE SEAS case study of the maritime security sector in Kenya drawing ...
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Capturing Capacity Building
Capacity building is a buzzword of international politics. It is a concept through which very diverse activities geared at assisting ...
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Maritime Security in Seychelles
This concept note introduces the SAFE SEAS case study of the maritime security sector in the Seychelles. Drawing on the ...
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Mapping Maritime Security Sectors
Maritime security capacity building in the Western Indian Ocean remains a largely experimental process. At SAFE SEAS we are interested ...
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Capacity Building and the Ownership Dilemma
This working paper, part of the capacity building project, addresses the question of ‘local ownership’ in international capacity building and ...
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Maritime Security Capacity Building: Spotting the Gaps.
This working paper, part of the Capacity Building project, discusses which methodologies are available for assessing maritime security sectors. On ...
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