Soundings Papers: Ocean of opportunity or murky waters? Information-sharing and Combating Transnational Maritime Crime in the Indo-Pacific

Soundings No. 31
Soundings No. 31

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Anastasia Kalloniati

Although the Indo-Pacific has recently experienced immense growth in the number of regional institutions, this has not always improved efforts to combat transnational maritime crime. This report analyses the extent to which information-sharing can be used to aid regional efforts to inhibit such crime in the Indo-Pacific. This is an important area of discussion in a political environment where maritime crime and information-sharing are often overshadowed by other international issues.