Q. “Djibouti Code of Conduct” is recently seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] Piracy control

[B] Controlled missile testing

[C] Commonwealth nations

[D] Solar energy surplus countries

Answer: A

Explanation: Djibouti Code of Conduct (DCOC) aims to concern the Repression of Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.

  • It is also known as Code of Conduct or Jeddah Amendment. It was adopted on 29th January 2009. It was established under the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
  • Under the code, the signatories agreed to co-operate to the fullest possible extent in the repression of piracy and armed robbery against ships.