Welcome to CEMLAWS Africa

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Who we are

The Centre for Maritime Law and Security Africa (CEMLAWS Africa) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organisation that seeks to promote ocean governance and maritime security in Africa.

CEMLAWS Africa combines research expertise, policy understanding and practical insights to deliver responses to maritime issues through law and policy analysis and advice, training and capacity-building, collaboration, and guided deliberations.

Maritime Security

Ocean Governance and Policy

Blue Economy and Sustainable Fisheries

CEMLAWS has established collaborations with partners across the world

These are some of the organisations/institutions we have had the opportunity to dialogue, work or collaborate with on matters relating to our core focal areas.