Description: Trainees will develop an understanding of the relevant legal issues concerning piracy & armed robbery at sea, regarding NATO and EU relevant ROE for the ongoing operations depicted in a chart flow. (Non NATO trainees will receive a generalized lecture about legal status concerning Piracy and the general use of ROE).

Objectives: Trainees will analyze the ROE process and specific legal implications in accordance with current ROE profiles and national and international legislation by:

  1. Outlining International legislation related to piracy & armed robbery at sea.
  2. Explaining caveats derived from the national legislations.
  3. Explaining the applicability of the principle of self-defence in Counter-Piracy operations.
  4. Apply operation specific ROE profiles.

The duration of the module is 1 training hour.