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12th Governing Council Meeting in 2018



The 12th Governing Council Meeting of the ReCAAP ISC was held on 20 to 22 March 2018 in Singapore, hosted by the Singapore Government. The Council reviewed the activities of ReCAAP ISC in FY2017 and deliberated on its activities for FY2018 and beyond.

At the 12th Governing Council Meeting, the Council has decided to announce that ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre has met the criteria to be a Centre of Excellence for information sharing to combat piracy and armed robbery at sea.

Thailand, current Chairperson of the ReCAAP ISC Governing Council and Sri Lanka, current Vice Chairperson, will end their terms on 31 March 2018. The Council has elected the Philippines as next Chairperson of the ReCAAP ISC Governing Council and the People’s Republic of China as next Vice Chairperson. The new Chairperson and Vice Chairperson will serve a three-year term commencing 1 April 2018.

On 22 March 2018, the Open Session was held with External Participants comprising representatives from two countries and 12 organisations.

Read the Press Release here.