The purpose of this assignment is to provide long term and short term Technical Assistance (TA) in the implementation of the SWAIMS programme. The overall objective of this programme is to improve maritime security and safety in the Gulf of Guinea in the ECOWAS Region. The specific objectives are: (1) governance and law enforcement frameworks are strengthened and prosecution and adjudication of maritime crimes are more successful (2) law enforcement operational capacities and responses are strengthened.
The Technical Assistance will have general and specific responsibilities to ensure the effective organization of the overall SWAIMS programme and will establish a Project Management Unit in Abuja for the transversal coordination and monitoring of SWAIMS.
The Technical assistance will be responsible for:
a) the overall coordination of the SWAIMS programme of budget EUR 29 million, in liaison with the implementers of specific components:
b) the direct management and implementation of specific activities of the programme, including: