SafeSeas is organising an event in cooperation with the University of Copenhagen to discuss “Securing Africa’s Maritime Future”. The event will be a conversation with Timothy Walker (Institute for Security Studies, South Africa) & Mark Blaine (South African Navy & University of Stellenbosch).
Can the new contact group add value in the Western Indian Ocean? 4 scenarios
by Christian Bueger In early 2022 a subtle, but substantial shift took place in the Western Indian Ocean’s security architecture: The Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia (known as CGPCS) closed shop. The CGPCS had been an instrumental part in containing piracy off the Coast of Somalia. Since its installation in 2009 … Read more