Horn of Africa and Piracy Resource Database

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Eritrea Country ProfileThe BBC Country Profile provides an overview of Eritrea's economy, leadership, politics and media. [Source: BBC News]Eritrea, Economy, Population, Timeline, Media
Djibouti Country ProfileThe BBC Country Profile provides an overview of Djibouti's economy, leadership, politics and media. [Source: BBC News]Djibouti, Economy, Population, Media, Politics
Somalia Country ProfileThe BBC Country Profile provides an overview of Somalia's economy, leadership, politics and media. [Source: BBC News]Somalia, Economy, Leaders, Media, Population
Ethiopia Country ProfileThe BBC Country Profile provides an overview of Ethiopia's economy, leadership, politics and media. [Source: BBC News]Ethiopia, Economy, Population, Media, Politics
IRIN: Humanitarian News and AnalysisHumanitarian News Website: The Horn of AfricaHumanitarian, Updates, Initiatives, Africa
2015 UNHCR Country Operations Profile - DjiboutiThis web page outlines the context of what is currently happening socio-politically in Djibouti, as well as objectives and targets for 2015UNHCR, Statistics, Refugees, Financial, Djibouti
2015 UNHCR Country Operations Profile - SomaliaThis web page outlines the context of what is currently happening socio-politically in Somalia, as well as objectives and targets for 2015UNHCR, Statistics, Refugees, Financial, Somalia
Denmark: Eritrea Immigration Report Deeply FlawedHuman Rights Watch explains current migration and asylum patterns of Eritrean refugees to the European Union. Including a link to the PDF of the EU-Horn of Africa Migration Route Initiative (or Khartoum Process) discussing aims regarding preventing human trafficking and smuggling of migrants from the Horn to Europe.Eritrea, Migration, Refugees, Denmark, Khartoum Process
Maritime Crime Programme - Horn of AfricaOutlines political efforts made by the UNODC and the UN Political Office for Somalia in devising strategies for establishing a secure maritime domain, as well as increasing criminal justice capacity in the Horn of Africa. Piracy, Illegal Trafficking, Maritime Crime Programme, UNODC,
Regional Security in the Post-Cold War Horn of AfricaThis monograph studies political decision-making and the shape of inter-state relations, events, crises, escalatory confrontations,disputes and regional balance of power in the Horn of Africa. It critically analyses the forces and factors affecting the shape and evolution of the region and it's global relevance. Regional Security, Politics, Conflict, IGAD, AU, Post-Cold War
Elections, Politics and External Involvement in DjiboutiThis report provides an overview of the political and electoral history in Djibouti, as well as gives the legal framework for the conduct of elections in this region.Elections, Politics, External Involvement, Military, Presidential Elections
East African Agriculture and Climate Change: A Comprehensive Analysis - EritreaThis briefing paper analyzes the climatic situation and agricultural practices of Eritrea.Water Management, Food Security, Crop Production, Eritrea, Climate
Fostering Interaction of People of Ethiopian Eritrean DivideThis paper discusses Ethiopian/Eritrean relations with regard to the "no peace, no war" situation and highlights the Eritrean refugee perspective. Refugees, Peacebuilding, Forced Migration, International Cooperation,
The CIA World Factbook: DjiboutiThe CIA World Factbook provides information on geography, people and society, government,economy, military and transnational issues. [Source: CIA World Factbook]Geography, Society, Government, Economy Military
The CIA World Factbook: EritreaThe CIA World Factbook provides information on geography, people and society, government,economy, military and transnational issues. [Source: CIA World Factbook]Geography, Society, Government, Economy Military
The CIA World Factbook: EthiopiaThe CIA World Factbook provides information on geography, people and society, government,economy, military and transnational issues. [Source: CIA World Factbook]Geography, Society, Government, Economy Military
The CIA World Factbook: SomaliaThe CIA World Factbook provides information on geography, people and society, government,economy, military and transnational issues. [Source: CIA World Factbook]Geography, Society, Government, Economy Military
Somalia-based Timeline of Pirate AttacksThis interactive infographic timeline of Somalia-based piracy attacks gives a chronological account of attacks as well as individual, event-specific detailsTimeline, Piracy, Attacks, Somalia, Details
An Interactive Guide to International Efforts to Address Piracy in the Indian Ocean RegionThis is an interactive guide created by the Oceans Beyond Piracy project of the One Earth Future Foundation. The interactive matrix provides an overview of all the global actors and initiatives with regards to piracy in the Indian Ocean Region. An inclusive sampling of naval response, industry response, somali and regional capacity, law, advocacy and coordination. Piracy, Indian Ocean, Somalia, Advocacy, Law, International Cooperation, UNSOM, IOC, IGAD, ISWAN, UNGA
Somalia: Al-Shabaab – It Will Be a Long WarThis briefing discusses the likelihood of Al-Shabaab's longevity in Somalia, the groups tendency to adapt politically and militarily and its historical ability to reframe the terms of engagement. Somalia, Al-Shabaab, Longevity, Military, Politics, Social Structure
The Crisis in South Sudan and Its Implications for EthiopiaThis article outlines a timeline of key events in Sudanese conflicts as well as the subsequent efforts by the international community and regional organizations to mediate. Ethiopian relevance and implications are highlighted.Sudan, Armed Conflict, Political Discourse, EIIPD, Ethiopia, Timeline
Regional security in the post-cold war Horn of AfricaThis monograph discusses the complexity of the most salient security issues facing the Horn of Afrca. It provides in-depth analysis on intra-state conflicts and insurgencies and their consequences on and beyond the region.This publication also assesses the involvement of the African Union and the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development in terms of their contributions to regional security.Horn of Africa, Post Cold War, Security, IGAD, AU, Conflict, Intra-State,
Fewer pirates, different risks: Africa needs to rethink its approach to maritime securityDiscusses the changing definitions of maritime security as well as the need for security infrastructure and institutions such as the Djibouti Code of Conduct to adapt to these expanding concepts. The expansion of these concepts in the 2050 African Integrated Maritime Strategy (2050 AIMS), which was adopted at the 22nd Annual African Union (AU) Summit is also discussed. Maritime, Security, Human Security, Counter-Piracy, Djibouti, Politics, Law,