International Cooperation on the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea under the UNCLOS

Author:Yurika Ishii
Pages:335-336
SUMMARY

As maritime criminal activities are increasingly committed across the borders, States have come to establish mechanisms of international cooperation to be implemented in territorial seas. This article examines such mechanisms with regards to the crime of piracy and armed robbery at sea from the perspective of public international law. This article tackles the significance of the mechanisms... (see full summary)

 
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Piracy and Armed Robbery at Sea 335
VII JEAIL 2 (2014)
Yurika Ishii
As maritime criminal activities are increasingly committed across the borders, States
have come to establish mechanisms of international cooperation to be implemented
in territorial seas. This article examines such mechanisms with regards to the crime
of piracy and armed robbery at sea from the perspective of public international law.
  
particularly paying attention to the nature of these crimes. It concludes that under
the frameworks, States are allowed to pursue various objectives such as securing the
safety of navigation, maintaining security, or protecting the local economy. They
      
by setting up a forum of dialogue between the coastal States and the user States, it
promotes maritime governance of territorial seas.
Keywords
Piracy, Armed Robbery at Sea, Law of the Sea, Maritime Security,
International Cooperation.
International Cooperation
on the Repression of Piracy
and Armed Robbery at Sea
under the UNCLOS
Assistant Professor at the National Defense Academy of Japan. LL.B./Ph.D. (Tokyo), LL.M.(Tokyo / Cornell).
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5846-8341. The author may be contacted at: eureka@nda.ac.jp / Address:
National Defense Academy of Japan (Dept. of International Relations), 1-10-20 Hashirimizu Yokosuka, Kanagawa
Pref. 239-8686 Japan.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14330/jeail.2014.7.2.02

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