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Prevention and repression of piracy and armed robbery at sea

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At its seventy-third session, in 2022, the International Law Commission decided to include the topic "Prevention and repression of piracy and armed robbery at sea" in its programme of work, on the basis of the recommendation of the Working Group on the long-term programme of work. The Commission decided to appoint Mr. Yacouba Cissé as Special Rapporteur for the topic.