1. Violent conflicts in many countries of the world, particularly in Africa have continued to increase both in complexities and numbers. These violent conflicts, which is mostly due to lack of good governance and high unemployment have often pushed many to engage in criminal acts which pose risks to citizens and endangers the economy of the countries concern.
2. Piracy and maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea, has had a negative toll on government and private investments, as well as, hampering economic growth in the region. The Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Center (MLAILPKC) in collaboration with UNDP and the Government of Japan is currently conducting a Research on Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea: Root Causes, Effects and Priority Intervention Measures with a view to producing a research report towards curbing the menace and reducing the influence of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea.
3. In view of the above, suitable consultants and professionals in the subject matter from the academia and maritime industry are invited to apply as experts for the validation of the research report. All suitably qualified and interested persons are requested to apply along with their Resume/CV. The application and relevant documents should be submitted to HQ MLAILPKC Jaji on or before 12 April 2021 via the Centre email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org and whatsapp no +2348052605032 or +234809143373.