A Commitment to Collective Security

The inter-regional conference on Maritime Safety and Security in the Gulf of Guinea organised by the Economic Community of the Central African States (ECCAS), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Gulf of Guinea Commission (GGC) has come as a great relief to the over 200 million people living in the 25 nations, that have been living under the permanent threat of piracy and other transnational maritime crimes.