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Expert Insights with Dr. Asyura Salleh

Updated: Nov 11, 2020

Speaker Event

Grimshaw welcomes you to our next Expert Insights Speaker Event in collaboration with @lsesumarinesoc🐬🐚!!

Expert Insights: Maritime Crime in the Age of COVID-19

Date/Time: Thursday, 22/10/2020, 10:30-11:30

Register here: http://bit.ly/GrimshawMaritime

The first quarter of 2020 demonstrated how the COVID-19 pandemic has the ability to exert pressure on existing social and political fissures across the global landscape. The maritime environment in the Asia Pacific is no exception to this rule.

Weakened state capacity and the associated rise in violence have translated into spill-over effects in the maritime domain, with rising incidents of maritime instability recorded across the region.

Our conversation will investigate the drivers behind maritime crime such as drug trafficking and illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing under the COVID-19 social restriction movement order in the region, and offers prospects in preserving maritime security under the new norm.

About the Speaker: Dr Asyura Salleh

Dr. Asyura Salleh is the Co-Founder of the Global Awareness & Impact Alliance (GAIA).

She is also a Consultant for the Global Maritime Crime Programme at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), a non-Resident Vasey Research Fellow for the Pacific Forum, and the Special Advisor on Maritime Security for the Yokosuka Council on Asia Pacific Affairs (YCAPS). Her research interest lies in maritime security in the Asia Pacific, with a focus on non-conventional issues and maritime governance.

Thank you and we look forward to meeting everyone at the event!

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