Grand African NEMO Makes Waves In Gulf Of Guinea

Grand African NEMO Makes Waves In Gulf Of Guinea

[Source: ADF Africa Defense Forum] More than 20 nations recently completed the Grand African Navy Exercise for Maritime Operations (NEMO) 2022, an annual event led by the French Navy. The first phase focused on at-sea skills such as boarding vessels to combat illegal...
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea: another security front

Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea: another security front

[Source: RFI] Plusieurs programmes sont actuellement en cours pour faire face à la piraterie dans le golfe de Guinée, considéré depuis plusieurs années comme la zone la plus dangereuse du monde pour la navigation. Mais le dernier bilan de 2021 indique une baisse...
Africa’s prosperity is tied to its oceans and seas

Africa’s prosperity is tied to its oceans and seas

[Source: ISS Africa] A major strength of Africa’s 2016 Lomé Charter on maritime security and development is its recognition that no country can singlehandedly prevent maritime threats or sustainably develop its maritime domain. The charter calls on neighbouring states...
Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

[Source : Maritime Executive] In two recent articles, Sea Piracy in 2025: Piracy 2.0? and Countering Gulf of Guinea Piracy Towards 2025 I tried to map out the possible evolution of piracy within Gulf of Guinea until 2025. Then I analyzed the different possible actions...
Seafarers Must Adapt to the Rapid Evolution of Piracy

Countering Gulf of Guinea Piracy Towards 2025

[Source: Maritime Executive] By François Morizur. In a recent article, I tried to foresee the form that piracy in the Gulf of Guinea could take over the next few years. Now, I propose what responses could counter these threats. Developing maritime activities along...
Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea

Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea

[Source: StableSeas report] Stable Seas: Gulf of Guinea explores the connections between maritime governance themes and security challenges, drawing on interviews conducted with experts and practitioners in seven countries across the region. Maritime insecurity...
Nigeria hosts the global maritime security conference

Nigeria hosts the global maritime security conference

The maritime domain of the Gulf of Guinea is of major geostrategic, economic and social importance. The insecurity is still very strong and endangers the economies and societies of the region. With this in mind, the Nigerian authorities have decided to organize a...
France Ghana Chair of G7++ FoGG met in Brussels on 2nd July 2019

France Ghana Chair of G7++ FoGG met in Brussels on 2nd July 2019

The G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea Group (FoGG) met on Tuesday, 2 July in Brussels, co-chaired by France and Ghana with the support of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the European Commission. Read the full article published by DGRIS (French...