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Signature of the financing agreement of the EU programme on ‘Port security and safe navigation’

Date: May 09, 2019
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The financing agreement of a regional programme on ‘Port security and safe navigation’ has been signed by the European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development and Secretary General of the Indian Ocean Commission on 2 May 2019.
This programme of € 28 million (about 1.1 billion Rupees) to be implemented over the next five years is part of the EU broader strategic plan for maritime security and governance. The programme will be implemented over the next five years with the collaboration of the UNODC and Interpol. It aims at improving information sharing on sea freight and passengers; reinforcement of control operations and monitoring; support to combat organized crime and terrorist attacks; and cooperation among the various regional stakeholders.

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