NAM CSSTC-IORA Signed an MOU on Collaboration Framework
NON-ALIGNED MOVEMENT CENTRE FOR SOUTH-SOUTH TECHNICAL COOPERATION
On 28 November 2017, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Collaboration Framework between the Non-Aligned Movement Centre for South-South Technical Cooperation (NAM CSSTC) and the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) signed by Director of NAM CSSTC, Prianti Gagarin Djatmiko Singgih and Secretary-General of IORA, K.V. Bhagirath.
The signing was carried out at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, witnessed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia and also attended by officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, in this case from the Directorate-General of Asia Pacific and the Directorate-General of Information and Public Diplomacy.
The MOU applied for two-year period, essentially focused on promoting regional economic cooperation of developing countries. The scope of cooperation set forth in this MOU covers sectors of blue economy / marine economy, women’s economic empowerment, nexus of food-energy-water and capacity building.
Since 2001, NAM CSSTC has implemented 96 program activities attended by 85 NAM member countries in the field of sustainable development, politics, economy, social and culture.
Jakarta, 28 November 2017