Publications on ocean development ; 79. International Law E-Books Online, Collection 2016, ISBN ; 9789004303904.
In Maritime Security Cooperation in the Guinea: Prospects and Challenges , Kamal-Deen Ali provides ground-breaking analyses of the maritime security situation in the Gulf of Guinea and its implications for shipping, energy security, sustainable fisheries as well as national and regional security. The book juxtaposes the growing strategic importance of the Gulf of Guinea against the rising insecurity in the maritime domain, especially from piracy. Ali points out key gaps in prevailing regional and international approaches to maritime security cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea and sets out several suggestions for combating piracy as well as other maritime security threats while effectively enhancing maritime security cooperation in the region.
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Preliminary Material 1 A Complex Case of Maritime Insecurity 2 Definition and Socio-Economic Profile of the Gulf of Guinea 3 The Sea as the Geostrategic Essence of the Gulf of Guinea: A Historical and Contemporary Overview 4 Conceptualization of Maritime Security and Its Application in the Gulf of Guinea 5 Overview of Maritime Security Challenges in the Gulf of Guinea 6 A Case Study of Piracy and Armed Robbery in the Gulf of Guinea 7 Assessment of Implementation of International Legal Framework and Emerging Legal Complexities 8 Prospects and Challenges of Regional Cooperative Initiatives 9 International Cooperation and the Dynamics of Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea 10 Enhancing Maritime Security in the Gulf of Guinea Bibliography Index.
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Print version: Ali, Kamal-Deen Maritime Security Cooperation in the Gulf of Guinea : Prospects and Challenges Leiden : BRILL,c2015