C|M|LAW Professor Milena Sterio traveled to Mauritius, a small island nation in the Indian Ocean, last week to participate in an international forum on Somali piracy. Mauritius is one of a group of nations that are prosecuting Somali pirates under transfer agreements with the United Kingdom and the European Union. Professor Sterio is involved in the Piracy Working Group, which is advising and assisting the governments of these nations. Professor Sterio, along with her students, researches legal issues at the request of the prosecuting nations.
To read about Professor Sterio’s work in Mauritius, please read her blog post on IntLawGrrls.com at: http://www.intlawgrrls.com/2012/12/mauritius-new-forum-for-somali-piracy.html