Pirates of the Niger Delta: between brown and blue waters

21 Sep 2021

[Source: UNODC] A study on maritime piracy has been carried out by the Global Maritime Crime Programme of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The study was funded by the Government of Denmark through the Danish Maritime Security Programme for the Gulf of Guinea 2019-2021, and led by Katja Lindskov Jacobsen, senior researcher, the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science, Centre for Military Studies.

It provides a detailed description of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, including lesser known aspects such as the organisation of pirate groups and the financial flows generated by this criminal activity.

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