Search

 

Cablegate: Piracy Off Somalia: Working Group 2 Invitation,

VZCZCXYZ0002
PP RUEHWEB

DE RUEHCP #0487 3031601
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 301601Z OCT 09
FM AMEMBASSY COPENHAGEN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 5283

UNCLAS COPENHAGEN 000487

SIPDIS

STATE FOR L:LANDSIDLE, PM/GHD:HOPKINS, AF/RSA, EUR/NB

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EWWT KCRM MARR PREL SO
SUBJECT: PIRACY OFF SOMALIA: WORKING GROUP 2 INVITATION,
NOV. 26-27 IN COPENHAGEN

REF: EMAIL BELL-LANDSIDLE 10/29/2009

1. Embassy has received an invitation for the United States
to send a delegation to the fourth meeting of The Working
Group on Legal Issues (WG2) of the Contact Group on Piracy
off the Coast of Somalia (CGPCS), to take place on November
26-27 at the Radisson SAS Scandinavia Hotel in Copenhagen.
The invitation is from WG2 Chair Ambassador Thomas Winkler,
who is MFA's Under-Secretary for Legal Affairs.

2. Delegations are asked to limit their participation to a
maximum of three delegates, and to inform MFA about their
participation no later than November 11. Point of contact is
given as Ms. Mette Juul Trepka, email: mettre(at)um.dk, with
cc's requested to tironi(at)um.dk and sabteg(at)um.dk. For
its part, Embassy would appreciate earliest possible
notification of arrivals/departures and any support requested.

3. The invitation with accompanying information packet has
been been emailed to Jennifer Landsidle of L.
FULTON

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 


UN: Bachelet Alarmed By Number Of Palestinian Children Killed In Latest Escalation

UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet today expressed alarm at the high number of Palestinians, including children, killed and injured in the occupied Palestinian territory this year, including in intense hostilities between Israel and Palestinian armed groups in Gaza last weekend... More>>

Save The Children: One Year Under Taliban Rule, Girls Are More Isolated, Hungry, Sad: New Report
One year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, an economic crisis, crippling drought and new restrictions have shattered girls’ lives, excluding them from society and leaving them hungry...
More>>

Palestinian Ministry of Health: Developments In The Health Situation During The Israeli Aggression On The Cities & Governorates Of The Gaza Strip
For the second day in a row, the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip continues by targeting overcrowded residential areas and neighborhoods, as the death toll rose to 13 citizens, including a 5-year-old girl and a 23-year-old woman... More>>


Somalia: ‘We Cannot Wait For Famine To Be Declared; We Must Act Now’
Rising acute food insecurity in Somalia has caused more than 900,000 people to flee their homes in search of humanitarian assistance since January last year, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned... More>>

UN: American West Faces Water And Power Shortages Due To Climate Crisis
Two of the largest reservoirs in the United States are at dangerously low levels due to the climate crisis and overconsumption of water, which could affect water and electricity supply for millions in six western states and Mexico, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) warned on Tuesday... More>>



Singapore: UN Experts Call For Immediate Moratorium On Executions For Drug Offences

UN experts* today condemned the execution of Nazeri Bin Lajim, a 64-year-old Malay Singaporean national convicted of drug offenses and urged the Government of Singapore to halt plans to execute individuals on death row for drug related charges... More>>