Turning the Tide on Piracy, Building Somalia's Future: Follow-up report on the EU's Operation Atalanta and beyond - European Union Committee Contents


AMISOM    African Union Mission in Somalia

AU      African Union

BMP      Best Management Practice

CDS      Chief of Defence Staff

CMF      Combined Maritime Forces

CSDP      Common Security and Defence Policy

CSO      Council of Somali Organisations

DfID      Department for International Development

DfT      Department for Transport

EDF      European Development Fund

EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone

EU      European Union

EUMC    European Union Military Committee

ECHO    European Community Humanitarian Office

EUCAP    European Union Mission on Regional Maritime Capacity

EUTM    European Union Training Mission

EUNAVFOR    European Union Naval Force

FCO      Foreign and Commonwealth Office

ICRC      International Committee of the Red Cross

IGAD  Intergovernmental Authority on Development (in Eastern Africa)

IISS      International Institute for Strategic Studies

IMB      International Maritime Bureau

IMO      International Maritime Organization

IRTC      Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor

ISPS      International Ship and Port Facility Security Code

LMA      Lloyd's Market Association

MOD      Ministry of Defence

MoU      Memorandum of Understanding

MPRA    Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft

NATO    North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

NGO      Non-governmental Organisation

OHQ      Operational Headquarters

PSC  Political and Security Committee

RAPPICC  Regional Anti-Piracy Prosecutions Intelligence Co-ordination Centre

RFA      Royal Fleet Auxiliary

RN      Royal Navy

ROE      Rules of Engagement

RUSI  Royal United Services Institute

SAR      Suspicious Activity Report

SHADE    Shared Awareness and Deconfliction Environment

SPM      Ship Protection Measures

TFG      Transitional Federal Government (in Somalia)

UAV      Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UN      United Nations

UNDP    United Nations Development Programme

UNCLOS    United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

UNODC    United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

UNSCR    United Nations Security Council Resolution

VPD      Vessel Protection Detachment

WFP      World Food Programme

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