Crimes at sea cripple sustainable development

Crimes at sea cripple sustainable development – UCT study

A surge in piracy off the coast of Somalia during the mid-2000s threatened global trade and other state interests to such an extent that an unprecedented global counter-response was mobilised. Navies formed coalitions while public–private partnerships combatted the more far-reaching effects.

Carina Bruwer, a PhD candidate with the Centre of Criminology at the University of Cape Town (UCT), is investigating why other maritime crimes have not resulted in a similar response and how this threatens the achievement of the 2030 United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Source: https://www.defenceweb.co.za

EU NAVFOR teams approach suspected mothership.

EU NAVFOR teams approach suspected mothership.

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