Description: Trainees will develop an understanding of appropriate general theoretical knowledge and historical facts referring to the current situation of piracy.

Specific Objectives: Students will explain the historical background of piracy by:

  1. Explaining the historical evolution of the piracy phenomenon.
  2. Recalling main terms and definitions related to piracy.
  3. Describing political and economical factors affecting piracy.
  4. Describing the implications of piracy on the international community.
  5. Describing the international community response to piracy.

The duration of the module is 1 training hour.