Report of the Experts Meeting on Regional Cooperation to Support the Implementation of Port State Measures in Southeast Asian Region
The “Experts Meeting on Regional Cooperation to Support the Implementation of Port State Measures in Southeast Asian Region” was convened on 2 to 4 February 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by representatives from Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. In addition, representatives from the Marine Department, Fish Marketing Organization, Thailand Maritime Enforcement Coordinating Center (Thai-MECC), Thai Customs Department, FAO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (FAO/RAP), USAID the Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID-Oceans), Command Center for Combating Illegal Fishing, RPOA-IUU Secretariat, as well as SEAFDEC Secretariat, Training Department (TD), Marine Fishery Research Development and Management Department (MFRDMD) and Inland Fishery Research Development and Management Department (IFRDMD) and members of the Regional Fisheries Policy Network (RFPN) from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam were also attended the Consultation. The list of participants appears in Annex 1.