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The State of Maritime Piracy 2017

The State of Maritime Piracy 2017

The State of Maritime Piracy 2017 report includes analyses of the economic and human costs of piracy and armed robbery in the Western Indian Ocean Region, West Africa, Asia, and Latin American and the Caribbean.

This report is the last in a series of 11 annual reports on the cost of piracy and armed robbery spanning eight years, from 2010 to 2017.

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Stable Seas Somali Waters

Stable Seas: Somali Waters

This report shows how complex issues like illegal fishing, coastal violence, and human trafficking intersect to create a uniquely insecure maritime environment in Somali waters. Regional conflicts have shifted human migration flows, and this has further accelerated the smuggling of both trafficked persons and arms across the Gulf of Aden.

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Maritime Enforcement and Rule of Law

Addressing Maritime Threats: Maritime Enforcement and the Rule of Law

This issue paper explores the critical relationship between maritime enforcement capability and the rule of law in improving and sustaining a state’s maritime security picture.

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Women In Maritime

Women in Maritime

This brief explores the often under-examined, yet vital roles of women in the Sub-Saharan African maritime space, as well as the numerous challenges they face in entering those roles.

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The State of Maritime Piracy 2016

The State of Maritime Piracy 2016

This 2016 study represents the seventh year in the State of Maritime Piracy report series. Since the beginning of the series, the scope of research has expanded to include analysis of the economic and human costs of piracy in the Western Indian Ocean Region, West Africa, Asia, and — for the first time this year — Latin America and the Caribbean.

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