C|M|LAW Professor Milena Sterio attended attend the 11th meeting of the U.N. Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia, Working Group 2, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on September 17-18, 2012. Along with Professor Michael Scharf of Case Western Reserve University Law School, she presented to the group in her capacity as an independent academic as well as a member of the Public International Law and Policy Group, Piracy Working Group. The professors presentation concerned juvenile pirates – the treatment of detained juvenile pirates by the capturing and/or prosecuting state, as well as the need to aggressively detain and prosecute those who recruit juvenile pirates.
To read more about Professor Sterio’s experiences at the U.N. meeting, please read her blog post on IntLawGrrls at: http://www.intlawgrrls.com/2012/09/report-from-un-meeting-on-somali-piracy.html#more