Multilateral maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean region: status and prospects

Citation data:

Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, ISSN: 1948-108X, Vol: 12, Issue: 1, Page: 39-45

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2297
DOI:
10.1080/19480881.2016.1138712
Author(s):
Upadhyaya, Shishir
Publisher(s):
Informa UK Limited
Tags:
Earth and Planetary Sciences; Environmental Science; status; region; prospects; ocean; multilateral; indian; cooperation; security; maritime; Arts and Humanities; Law
article description
This article is based on a presentation made by the author at the Indian Ocean Regional Association Dialogue 2015 (a Track 1.5 initiative) at Perth in September 2015. It provides an overview of the extant sub-regional and regional multilateral maritime security cooperation mechanisms in the Indian Ocean Region to highlights the lessons learnt. It argues that while the sub-regional organisations seem to be working well, the regional organisations need to evolve in keeping with the changed maritime environment of the 21st century.