Green Red Orange Blue Black

News

The 27th Workshop on Managing Potential Conflicts in the South China Sea

The 27th Workshop on Managing Potential Conflicts in the South China Sea
16-17 November, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Dr Siswo Pramono, Head/Director General of the Policy Analysis and Development Agency under the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs delivered the Welcoming Remarks. The Opening Remarks was delivered by H.E. Dr Abdul Rahman M. Faachir, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs. Capt. Martin A. Sebastian RMN (R), Senior Fellow/Centre Head for the Centre for Maritime Security and Diplomacy and Dr Julyus Melvin Mobilik from the Sarawak Marine Dept represented Malaysia in this Workshop. This is the only fora where Chinese Taipei and ASEAN sits together with China in a Track 1.5 environment.

0035

Capt. Martin presented on the 4th Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE) Training, a regional training conducted as a project, paid by the Workshop. In 2017, visit, board, search and seize (VBSS) sea training was conducted off the coast of Penang with the support from the Malaysian Coastguard.

The MLE training has been progressing for a number of years with topics like transnational organised crime and search and rescue. Capt. Martin elaborated that functional cooperation like these have the potential to develop trust and further build confidence to mitigate potential conflicts in the region. Capt. Martin proposed to conduct training on Illegal Unregulated and Unregistered (IUU) fishing training for 2018 and was approved.

0036

Dr Julyus presented on the navigation projects undertaken by the Marine Department of Malaysia and elaborated on the challenges on managing navigation aids as they cover 58% of Sarawak coastline.

The Workshop deliberated on several projects projected and being undertaken by Workshop participants. An additional USD 30,000 was raised by the Workshop from the donation by China, Chinese Taipei and Vietnam.

Latest News

Thumbnail Yangon, Myanmar9 – 10 October 2018 The United Nation’s Economic & Social Commission for Asia & the Pacific (UNESCAP) organised a Capacity Building Workshop on Strengthening Transport Connectivity among...
Thumbnail 27 August – 7 September 2018Yeosu, South Korea  The Yeosu Academy of the Law of the Sea, an initiative that is part of the Yeosu Project that inherited the spirit of EXPO 2012 Yeosu Korea and the...
Thumbnail Taipei    3 – 5 October 2018 In response to the call from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) ocean-related Ministerial Meetings, Chinese Taipei organised this APEC Roundtable Meeting focusing...



Contact Info

Address:
B-06-08, Megan Avenue II
12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Telephone:
(603) 2161 2960

Facsimile:
(603) 2161 4035

E-Mail:
.

Event Calendar

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
3
4
5
11
12
13
14
15
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 03:15

Site Visitor

0.png3.png6.png2.png5.png5.png3.png
Today117
Yesterday967
This week1971
This month13538
Total visits362553

Hit Counter

20652