UN Action

All U.N. member states should make piracy a crime as the problem surges in Somalia, the Security Council has stated.

Council members unanimously agreed to ask all U.N. member states to issue reports before the end of the year on measures they have taken to criminalize piracy, and to support prosecution of people suspected of piracy off the coast of the eastern African country.

Further to the issuing of reports, the UN Security Council has unanimously adopted an India-co-sponsored resolution on piracy in Somalia, for the prosecution of convicted pirates not only for acts of piracy but also for hostage taking.

The Security Council adoption of Resolution on prosecution of pirates, co-sponsored by India and 10 other UNSC members.



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