Tackling Kidnapping Hijack and Hostage Taking

Whilst Somali piracy has dropped off, the number of kidnapping incidents reported on an annual basis is rising and is being brought into sharp focus by constant media headlines of K&R incidents from around the world. Kidnapping for ransom is a significant form of terrorist financing with the size of ransom demands and payments on the increase. This persistent and ever changing threat is evolving beyond ransom demands to extorting substantial annual payments from companies in the form of protection money. Tackling Kidnapping conference 2014 logos Click read more for programme details Read more