PERAN UNI EROPA MELALUI PATROLI EU NAVFOR DALAM MENANGANI AKTIVITAS PEROMPAK SOMALIA DI TELUK ADEN PERIODE TAHUN 2008-2012

*Michelle May Mustika  -  Departemen Hubungan Internasional, Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
Andi Akhmad Basith Dir  -  Departemen Hubungan Internasional, Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
Published: 27 Mar 2019.
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Abstract
Somali pirates activities in the Gulf of Aden have become an international security threat.
Moreover, every countries which involved in international sea trade are also affected with the
disadvantage impacts in economic sector. Recognizing the existence of these international
security threats and losses, The United Nations is released a mandate for every member
countries to contributing on handling the Somali pirates issue in the Gulf of Aden. With this
mandate, the European Union is showing its active role to handling the Somali pirates issue. The
European Union’s role have been realized through the assignment of EU NAVFOR Patrols since
2008. This research used qualitative methods alongside with international issue and European
norms as a conceptual base, to explain the European Union’s role in the Gulf of Aden especially
from the assignment of EU NAVFOR Patrols. The result of this research indicated that the
European Union’s role with the assignment of EU NAVFOR patrols has an impact on reducing
the number of Somali pirates activity and ship attacked by the Somali pirates.
Keywords: International Issue, European Norms, The European Union's Role, EU NAVFOR patrols, Somali Pirates

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