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Strategic and Economic Priorities for the Indian Ocean Region
September 19, 2017 - September 24, 2017
8 visitors will be coming from the Indian Ocean region to make professional connections in San Diego exploring the following:
- Assess the shifting security priorities, trade flows, and environmental complexities of the Indian Ocean region and its 5 sub-regions: Middle East and Gulf States, Red Sea and linkages to the Mediterranean, East Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia and Oceania
- Discuss bilateral and multi-lateral institutional arrangements and initiatives to ensure maritime security and resolve maritime disputes
- Examine efforts to address regional and global environmental threats such as over-fishing, acidification, and pollution
- Explore strategies to assure unfettered trade along the major sea routes connection the Middle East, Africa, South and East Asia, the U.S., and Oceania