EU Comprehensive Approach / Links

Somali-based piracy is a complex issue that can only ultimately be overcome by combining political and diplomatic efforts with military and legal action, development assistance and strong international co-ordination. With all these tools at its disposal, the EU is in a unique position to contribute to international efforts.

EU NAVFOR is therefore just one part of the EU’s “Comprehensive Approach” to Somalia, tackling both the current symptoms and root causes of the problem. To that end, other CSDP Missions in the region include: