Indian Ocean Marine Affairs Cooperation (IOMAC)

Coopération sur des affaires maritimes dans l'Océan indien
Cooperación sobre Asuntos Maritimos en el Océano Indico

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History

within the framework of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), at 1st Conference on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation in Marine Affairs in the Indian Ocean, a Consultative Meeting of 1st Conference having been held 15-20 July 1985, Colombo (Sri Lanka). The report of this meeting is adopted as the Programme of Cooperation on Indian Ocean Marine Affairs.

Aims

Adopt: a strategy for enhancing economic development of Indian Ocean States through integration of ocean-related activities in their respective development processes; and a policy of integrated ocean management through regular and continuing dialogue and cooperative international and regional action with particular emphasis on technical cooperation among developing countries.

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Activities

The following areas of cooperation are identified: (i) Marine Science and Ocean Services; (ii) Marine Technology and Training; (iii) Living Resources; (iv) Non-living Resources; (v) Maritime Transport; (vi) Communications; (vii) Management (Law of the Sea, Marine Law and Policy, Surveillance, Enforcement, Legal Aspects and Cooperation including Institutional Aspects and Joint Ventures); (viii) Protection of the Marine Environment. Plan of Action covers short, medium and long-term aspects of these areas. Work Programme for 1991-1992 includes a training programme on hydrography.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Oceanography
    • Marine
  • Economics
    • Economic
  • Technology
    • Technical
  • Development
    • Development
  • Solidarity
    • Cooperation

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

F1601

Last News Received

13. Sep 2005
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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