The UN calls for robust motion in opposition to pirates

In the decision, the Council expressed its robust condemnation of the escalation of piracy in West African waters and known as on member states within the area across the Gulf of Guinea to “act swiftly, at national and regional level, with the assistance of the international community when requested”.

The Council known as on all international locations within the area to develop their very own motion plans and to criminalize piracy.

According to a UN report, 27 of the world’s 28 registered abductions at sea occurred in 2020 within the Gulf of Guinea.

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