First Concept Note Published: Introducing the SPIP methodology

SAFE SEAS Concept Notes outline initial project results. These are work in progress documents that have the primary purpose of serving as consultation and discussion drafts. We have published the first Concept Note titled Maritime Security Capacity Building: Spotting the Gaps. The note discusses which methodologies are available for assessing maritime security sectors. It introduces the … Read more

Gunmen, Fish and Puntland: the Professionalization of Piracy?

A new  “Report of the Monitoring Group on Somalia pursuant to Security Council resolution 1853” was published on March 10th. The lead author of the report, Mat Bryden, is a well-experienced specialist in Somalia culture and politics. While the report focuses on the development in Somalia more broadly, it entails also some interesting (new) insights … Read more