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Web Links for Piracy

There are 18 sites catalogued in the category.
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Name: Asia-Pacific Area Network (APAN)
Description: The APAN is designed to foster security cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region. The website has a number of links concerning the most recent news on a variety of fronts, from international terror incidents to disputes among regional powers. The maritime link concerning piracy is similar to several other sites in that it provides connections to recent articles and reports from the major agencies involved in combating piracy. However, because of the focus of the organization, more attention is given to Asian incidents (i.e., the Malacca Straits).
Contact: http://www.apan-info.net/contact.asp
Name: Association of Southeast Asian Nations
Description: The ASEAN Declaration states that the aims and purposes of the Association are: (i) to accelerate the economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region through joint endeavors in the spirit of equality and partnership in order to strengthen the foundation for a prosperous and peaceful community of Southeast Asian nations, and (ii) to promote regional peace and stability through abiding respect for justice and the rule of law in the relationship among countries in the region and adherence to the principles of the United Nations Charter.
Contact: http://www.aseansec.org/6620.htm
Name: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
Description: This site provides an overview of transportation statistics across various industries as compiled and maintained by the BTS, a U.S. government agency. Relevant information about piracy events is available in a number of online publications throughout the site. The best way to utilize this site is to simply execute a search on piracy and any appropriate modifiers from the search box on the home page.
Contact: dot.comments@ost.dot.gov
Name: Centre for Strategic and International Studies - Jakarta
Description: The Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta is an independent, non-profit organization focusing on policy-oriented studies and dialogue on domestic and international issues. The site contains articles related to the growing problems of piracy, particularly in the Malacca Straits.
Contact: csis@csis.or.id
Name: Comité Maritime International
Description: The Comité Maritime International is a non-governmental international organization. Its object is to contribute by all appropriate means and activities to the unification of maritime law in all its aspects. Contact information for maritime legal organizations throughout the world can be found in the links section of the site.
Contact: admini@cmi-imc.org
Name: European Union at the United Nations
Description: This site contains a comprehensive listing of the statements and policies made on behalf of the European Union to the United Nations. Among these are a list of statements regarding piracy, the Law of the Sea and EU policies about areas of global concern and action. The best method for reaching these papers is to use the website's search engine.
Contact: delegation-new-york-euinfo@cec.eu.int
Name: IWS - The Information Warfare Site
Description: IWS - The Information Warfare Site is an online resource that aims to stimulate debate on a variety of issues involving information security, information operations, computer network operations, homeland security and more. Launched in December of 1999, IWS aims to be an essential research center for every group interested in information security and information operations. This site is frequently updated with breaking news concerning international security issues and events, including piracy. The search engine feature is useful in researching piracy stories available for free from the site's archives.
Contact: contact@iwar.org.uk
Name: International Chamber of Commerce - International Maritime Bureau Piracy Reporting Centre
Description: This website is designed to provide free services to all companies and vessels regardless of flag concerning piracy issues. The site provides links to the ICC-IMB piracy reporting service, weekly piracy reports, deterrence measures, as well as quarterly, annual and special reports. Additionally, links for a series of papers and articles about relevant piracy concerns can be found here. The weekly piracy report found on this website is accessible from virtually every other major website on this topic.
Contact: http://www.iccwbo.org/ccs/institutional/contact_ccs.asp
Name: International Chamber of Shipping & International Shipping Federation
Description: This site provides information about the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Shipping Federation (ISF) and news about regulatory and other developments affecting the international shipping industry. Various publications produced by ICS and ISF can also be ordered on-line. ICS is the international trade association for operators of merchant cargo and passenger ships. ISF is the international employers' organization for shipping companies. The site contains useful information regarding overviews of international piracy, as well as specific methods for deterrence of piracy and submitting reports of piracy to relevant authorities. Most notable is the database of piracy reports by region, which can be found by direct link at: http://www.marisec.org/piracy/reported%20attacks.htm
Contact: http://www.marisec.org/contacts/staffcontacts.htm
Name: International Institute for Strategic Studies
Description: The IISS is one of the world's leading authorities on political-military conflict. The IISS is a valuable source of accurate, objective information on international strategic issues for politicians and diplomats, foreign affairs analysts, international business, economists, the military, defense commentators, journalists, academics and the informed public. The Institute owes no allegiance to any government, or to any political or other organization. Through a number of annual publications and conferences the IISS helps shape public policy throughout the world. As piracy is an issue of growing concern in international affairs, a number of recent articles and conferences have dealt with this topic. Information about IISS views on the subject can be found through the search engine on their website. Additionally, IISS offers a number of publications for sale for those who need more in-depth coverage of the topic.
Contact: http://www.iiss.org/showpage.php?pageID=32
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