Piracy

  • Tomorrow (13 June), there will be an Arria-formula meeting on maritime crime as a threat to international peace and security. The meeting is being organised by Côte d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, the Netherlands, and the US, and moderated by Simone...

  • On Monday (25 April), the Security Council will have an open debate on piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Tayé-Brook Zerihoun is expected to brief. The Council will adopt a presidential statement at the meeting....

  • Tomorrow, 14 August, the Council will adopt a presidential statement regarding piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. The text a Togo initiative, went through two lengthy rounds of negotiations (although with very few substantive points of disagreement among Council members)...

  • 16 November 2012

    Piracy Open Debate

    What's in Blue

    On Monday morning (19 November), at the initiative of India, the Security Council is scheduled to hold an open debate on piracy as a threat to international peace and security. It is the first time that piracy as a global...

  • November 2012

    Open Debate on Piracy

    Monthly Forecast

    At the initiative of India, the Council is expected to hold an open debate in November on piracy as a threat to international peace and security. This will be the first time that the Council attempts to address piracy as a global threat by taking an integrated look at the situation across regions.

  • October 2011

    Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea

    Monthly Forecast

    In October the Council is expected to hold a debate on piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, a vast coastal stretch from Ghana in West Africa down to Gabon in Central Africa. The UN Office on Drugs and Crime is likely to brief.