Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit of in Jakarta (Download PDF)

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Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Leaders’ Summit will be held in Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta from 5th March to 7th March 2017, the theme “Strengthening Maritime Cooperation for a Peaceful, Stable, and Prosperous Indian Ocean”, 20th Anniversary of the Association.

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Image of the Indian Ocean

Image of the Indian Ocean

Highlights of IORA 2017

  • The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), formerly known as the Indian Ocean Rim Initiative and Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IOR-ARC), is an international organization consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean.
  • The Association comprises 21 member states and 7 dialogue partners, the Indian Ocean Tourism Organization and the Indian Ocean Research Group has observer status.
  • Objectives of IORA 2017:
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Image of the Objective of IOSA 2017

Image of the Objective of IOSA 2017

  • The member nations stressed on the need to work together in order to eliminate the growth and spread of terrorism and violent.
  • The Indian Ocean forum identified some priority areas:
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Image of the Priority Areas

Image of the priority areas

About Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

Indian Ocean Rim Association Memeber States

Indian Ocean Rim Association Memeber States

Indian Ocean Rim Association Memeber States

  • The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is an international organization with 21 Member States - Australia, Bangladesh, Comoros, India, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Oman, Seychelles, Singapore, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, UAE and Yemen.
Indian Ocean Rim Association Member States on Map

Indian Ocean Rim Association Member States on Map

Indian Ocean Rim Association Member States on Map

  • IORA is an international organization consisting of coastal states bordering the Indian Ocean established in 1997 to promote cooperation in the Indian Ocean region.
  • IORA Summit is the first meeting of the leaders of IORA member states since its establishment in Mauritius in 1997.
  • It is a regional forum, tripartite in nature, bringing together representatives of Government, Academia and Business for promoting co-operation and closer interaction among them.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 20, 2017

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