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ISS West Africa Report. Togo’s maritime challenges: why security remains a major issue

August 2016 Report prepared by Bathélémy Blédé and André Diouf, ISS Dakar. With the African Union’s Extraordinary Summit on Maritime Security, Safety and Development scheduled to be held in Lomé in October this year, Togo is confronting a range of maritime security concerns and issues. This report assesses the West African country’s progress in securing its coastline since 2012, when it recorded the second highest number of acts of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea after Nigeria. It also identifies the key challenges facing the country and offers recommendations. Au moment où l’Union africaine prépare un sommet extraordinaire à Lomé sur la sécurité et la sûreté maritimes et le développement, […]

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