Dubai gears up for piracy conference
Dubai also hosting Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.
Issues and long term solutions to tackle maritime piracy identified
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 27 October 2014:- A notable 18 briefing papers reflecting academic and expert thought on countering maritime piracy have been published in the run up to the UAE Counter-Piracy Conference to be held in Dubai at the end of this month.
The Counter-Piracy Conference (29-30 October) is co-convened by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and DP World , bringing together more than 600 senior government and industry representatives from around the world to seek solutions at sea and on land to maritime piracy. It is the fourth year the conference has been convened. This year the theme is ‘Securing State Recovery: Sustaining Momentum at Sea, Confronting Instability on Land’, with the focus of the international community now moving to building Somalia’s economy and infrastructure to provide long term solutions for the country.
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