The goal of the “Coordination Meeting - International Maritime Partners in the Gulf of Guinea” was to gather partners who are currently conducting actions in and around the maritime security domain in the Gulf of Guinea and exchange visions, best practices and experiences.
GI WACAF was invited to participate in the virtual Coordination Meeting - International Maritime Partners in the Gulf of Guinea. This year CRIMSON, the Monitoring and Evaluation Mechanism of the Critical Maritime Routes Programme (CMR), led the event, which constituted the occasion for participants to exchange on recent developments and respective plans of action in order to identify potential synergies and increase discussions. These fruitful exchanges were key to build a better understanding of the maritime security-related projects, their outcomes and the situation in the Gulf of Guinea. Two roundtables on information sharing and MDA and critical infrastructure protections – ports were organised to discuss different approaches the partners have to address these two particular issues.
The GI WACAF team presented the activities implemented during the last 12 months, how it adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2021 action plan.
More information: EU Maritime Security - related actions in the Gulf of Guinea