This discussion document is based on the fifth 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 ‘Maritime Security and Organized Crime in the Fisheries Sector: Gulf of Guinea Examples’.
The webinar was presented by Dr. Kamal-Deen Ali, Executive Director for CEMLAWS Africa, and Giuseppe Sernia, UNODC Global Maritime Crime Programme Officer. A total of 42 participants joined the webinar from a total of 19 countries (Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Gabon,
India, Indonesia, Italy, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Sao Tome and Principe, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia and United Kingdom). The webinar was moderated by Marit Svälas of UNDP Blue Resilience project.