Maritime Security and Migrant Protection in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea

Chapsos, I. (Organising Committee)

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

Description

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), in coordination with Coventry University, and through liaising with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), with generous financial support from the UK Government and the Government of Australia, convened a workshop on Maritime Security and Migrant Protection in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea in Jakarta, Indonesia from 26 to 27 July 2016. Over 40 experts and practitioners came together from countries in the region representing diverse stakeholders and interests including naval, coastguard, border guard, marine police, and other state authorities; international organizations; intergovernmental bodies; and academics
Period26 Jul 201627 Jul 2016
Event typeConference
LocationJakarta, Indonesia
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • maritime security capacity building
  • human security
  • protection at sea
  • migrants