In 2016, the Western Indian Ocean continued to see limited piracy activity, largely due to at sea mitigation efforts over recent years. However, several attacks in early 2017 highlight the many gaps that still remain.
At One Earth Future we believe that solving complex problems facing humanity calls for a fundamentally different way of working together. Rather than institutions working to achieve mandates, sustainable peace requires a global system of networks working to solve problems.
While coastal states in the Gulf of Guinea have taken steps to increase their naval capacity, resulting in a few high profile arrests and a reduction in the number of hijacking for cargo theft, they have failed to establish effective systems for prosecution.