The Responses And Challenges Of International Actors In Combating Somalia Sea Piracy By Edemealem Mekuriyaw



The focus of this paper was to examine the responses and challenges of international actors in combating Somalia sea piracy. The paper employed qualitative research approach. The data were collected from secondary sources such as journal articles, books, and report papers. Various international actors such as international regional and universal organizations, trade organizations, and states tried to use different mechanisms to abolish Somalia sea piracy. They exert big efforts to abolish piracy from Horn of Africa. The efforts of international actors played some roles in diminishing the capacity of Somalia sea pirates. However, the international actors were not able to completely abolish Somalia sea pirates. This was due to the presence of various challenges. The international actors faced different challenges in combating Somalia sea piracy. The weak enforcement of international law; weak cooperation among international actors; logistical problems; and absence of strong central government in Somalia were the major challenges. These challenges highly restrained the activities of international actors in combating piracy in the Horn of Africa.

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