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Day 1

3rd Indian Ocean Dialogue
"Addressing Maritime Security Challenges in the Indian Ocean through Enhanced Regionalism"
Andromeda Ballroom, Mercure Hotel, Padang, Indonesia
13-14 April 2016

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Time Event
08.00 - 08.50

Opening Session
- Welcoming Remarks by Acting Director General for Asia-Pacific
and African Affairs ad Interim, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
the Republic of Indonesia

- Remarks by Executive Director of the Habibie Center
- Remarks by IORA Secretariat, on behalf of the
Secretary General of IORA

- Opening Remarks by Acting Head of Policy Analysis and
Development Agency, representing the Minister of Foreign Affairs
of the Republic of Indonesia

08.50 - 09.00 Photo Session
09.00 - 09.10 Coffee Break
09.10 - 11.00

Session 1. RULES-BASED REGIONALISM IN THE INDIAN OCEAN
Given the myriad of security threats and challenges, what norms and
principles should guide inter-state relations in the Indian Ocean? What
are the challenges in the implementation of international and regional
maritime regimes in the Indian Ocean? How to progress Indian Ocean
regionalism through a strategic document? What are Indian Ocean
coastal states' perspectives on the strategic document? How to
develop a comprehensive, collaborative and cohesive cooperation
between Indian Ocean's sub-regional cooperation for the maximum
benefit of the Indian Ocean communities? How to enhance connectivity
in the Indian Ocean and the broader Indo-Pacific region? How to
strengthen maritime cooperation in the Indian Ocean and broader Indo-
Pacific region in order to maintain peace and stability?

Speakers:
Prof. Dr. Dorodjatun KUNTJORO-JAKTI, Professor of Economics,
University of Indonesia

Ms. Rahimah ABDULRAHIM, Executive Director of the Habibie Center,
Indonesia


Prof. Narnia BOHLER-MULLER, Executive Director of the African Institute
of South Africa, Human Sciences Research Council


Commander Abhijit Singh, Head of Maritime Security Initiative,
Observer Research Foundation (ORF), India

Ambassador Artauli RMP TOBING, Indonesia 

11.00 - 11.10

Coffee Break

11.10 - 12.30

SESSION 2. PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY, ILLICIT TRAFFICKING
AND MARITIME TERRORISM

What is the current state of threats of piracy and armed robbery, illicit
trafficking and maritime terrorism in the Indian Ocean? How to strengthen
cooperation between Indian Ocean coastal states and extra-regional
powers to tackle maritime security challenges in the Indian Ocean?
How to enhance timely and accurate intelligence- and information-sharing
mechanism in preventing the aforementioned threats in the Indian Ocean?
How to enhance the capacity for patrol and interception at sea (e.g., coast
guard, marine police, and/or naval vessels)? How to strengthen at-port
measures, in addition to at-sea patrol and interdiction, in preventing
illicit trafficking? What are the roles of privately contracted armed security
personnel (PCASP) vis a vis states' security forces in preventing
aforementioned threats in the Indian Ocean? What measures should
be taken to enhance the security of the strategic chokepoints in the
Indian Ocean?

Speakers:

Dr Ali WIBISONO, Professor of Non-Traditional Security, University of
Indonesia


Colonel Kresno BUNTORO, Head of Law of the Sea Section, Indonesian
Navy, Arbitrator/Conciliator on the Law of the Sea at the United Nations


Mr. Mohamud MOGHE, Chairman of Somali High Sea Fishing Co.,
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Somalia


Mr. Muhamad ARIF, Researcher at The Habibie Center, Indonesia

12.30 - 14.00

Lunch
Venue:
A tlantis Restaurant, Mercure Hotel

14.00 - 16.00

SESSION 3: REGIONAL COOPERATION ON COMBATING IUU FISHING

How does fisheries contribute to Indian Ocean coastal states' food security?
How to enhance cooperation to prevent illegal fishing in the Indian Ocean?
How to understand the piracy-illegal fishing nexus? How to enhance
technical cooperation on fisheries management system in the Indian
Ocean? How do small-scale fisheries contribute to Indian Ocean coastal
states' economy? How to empower small-scale fishermen in the region?

Speakers:

Mr. Arif Havas OEGROSENO,
Deputy Minister for Maritime Sovereignty,
Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia


Rear Admiral (Retd) Md. Khurshed ALAM, Bangladesh

Dr. Alan Koropitan, Vice Dean for International Issues,
Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Bogor Agricultural
Institute, Indonesia

Dr. I Made Andi ARSANA, Professor of Geodetic Engineering,
University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

19.00-21.00

Dinner - Hosted by Mayor of Padang, Mahyeldi Ansharullah

Venue: Official Residence of Mayor of Padang
Attire: Batik or Smart Casual