Tag: House of Lords

  • UK calls Sophia failure

    Operation Sophia “should not be renewed”. EU naval mission has failed to end people smuggling – peers An EU naval mission has failed to achieve its main objective of disrupting […]

  • Security firms must be accountable

    Guidelines for private security firms guarding ships against pirates must be made clearer or people will get into “very, very serious difficulties” by breaking international law. Peers warn sea security […]

  • More of the Same?

    In the third of the MSR Viewpoint series, The House of Lords and Counter Piracy: More of the same?, maritime security expert Steve Townsley examines and questions the recent UK […]

  • Turning the Tide on Piracy

    The House of Lords EU Committee for External Affairs has today praised the success of Operation Atalanta in curbing piracy off the Somali coast. However, they say that the operation must be […]

  • House of Lords Report on Piracy

    European Union Committee 12th Report of Session 2009–10 Combating Somali Piracy: the EU’s Naval Operation Atalanta