How to build regional training capacity for maritime law enforcement?

How to build regional training capacity for maritime law enforcement?

The GoGIN project, represented by Bertrand Demez and Eric Glotin, participated in the workshop “Building a sustainable regional training capacity for maritime law enforcement”, co-organised by Interpol, the UNODC, and the US State Department (Accra, 25 to 28 February...
Worldwide maritime piracy and robbery: report 2019

Worldwide maritime piracy and robbery: report 2019

[Source : MICA Centre] For the first time since its creation in 2016, the Maritime Information Cooperation & Awareness Center (MICA Center) publishes an annual report on worldwide maritime piracy and robbery. This report identifies and describes the incidents...
GoGIN amid the Friends of Gulf of Guinea (FOGG) G7++

GoGIN amid the Friends of Gulf of Guinea (FOGG) G7++

The annual plenary meeting of the G7++ Friends of the Gulf of Guinea was held in Accra, Ghana on November 5-6 2019. Co-chaired by the deputy-Ministers of Defence of Ghana and France, this meeting gathered more than 200 representatives of 21 countries and 9 regional...
How naval forces can contribute to maritime stability and security?

How naval forces can contribute to maritime stability and security?

Bertrand Demez, GoGIN project coordinator, attended the 12th Regional Seapower Symposium, organised by the Italian Navy within the Venice arsenal from October 15th to 18th 2019.  The theme was: Navies beyond traditional roles: crewing efforts to project stability and...
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...
GoGIN at G7++ FOGG (Friends of Gulf of Guinea)

GoGIN at G7++ FOGG (Friends of Gulf of Guinea)

Co-chaired in 2019 by France and Ghana, the G7 ++ (Friends of the Gulf of Guinea) met in Brussels on July 2, in a technical body to prepare for its plenary session in November. On this occasion, the organizing countries of the meeting had broadened the traditional...
G7++ Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea meets in Brussels

G7++ Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea meets in Brussels

France and Ghana, with the support of the European Commission and the European External Action Service, are organizing a technical meeting on 2 July in the framework of the G7 ++ Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea. Press release Ministry of Army, 27 June 2019 G7++...