UNSC Renews Authorization for International Naval Forces to Fight Piracy off Coast of Somalia

On November 7th the United Nations Security Council has renewed the mandate for counter-piracy in adopting Resolution 2383.  The resolution reviews the state of piracy and concludes that further efforts are required to deter and prosecute piracy activity. The resolution also welcomes the work of the CGPCS in facilitating the prosecution of pirates, in coordinating the work of international and regional organizations and states, particularly in the field of capacity building. It also requests a further report from the UN Secretary General in 11 months, and that all states and organizations active in counter-piracy provide updates and information to the UNSG Office. 

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