This discussion document is based on the sixth webinar in a series of Blue Justice Forum webinars facilitated by the Blue Justice Initiative Secretariat in conjunction with the UNDP Blue Resilience project.
The theme for the webinar was the ‘Implications on Coastal Communities of Fisheries Crime with Examples from Nigeria and Gulf of Guinea’.
The webinar was presented by Dr. Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood, Maritime Governance and Security Expert and a Lecturer in Sustainable Development at the University of St. Andrews, and Dr. Maurice Beseng, Postdoctoral Researcher in Conservation Geopolitics at the University of Oxford. A total of 30 participants joined the webinar from a total of 14 countries (Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Indonesia, Ireland, Nigeria, Norway, Senegal, South Africa, Sweden, United Kingdom, and the United States). The webinar was moderated by Emma Witbooi.