Mr Julius Trajano attended the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Centre (ARMAC) Regional Workshop 2018 held from 12 to 14 Nov 2018 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Mr Trajano delivered a presentation on complex humanitarian crises involving disasters, conflicts and landmines in Southeast Asia. Jointly organised by ARMAC and the Government of Canada, the regional workshop tackled proposals to enhance regional capacity and cooperation so as to effectively address the issue of mines/explosive remnants of war in the Southeast Asian region. It brought together representatives of ASEAN Member States, Donor Countries, mine action organisations, the ASEAN Secretariat and selected ASEAN academic institutions.
- From 8-9 November 2018, the HADR Programme of RSIS’ Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies hosted a conference on “Cyclone Nargis Ten Years On: A Decade of New Humanitarian Partnerships in Southeast Asia” to share experiences of the disaster response, discuss innovations in HADR mechanisms since then, and consider changing humanitarian and disaster environments and needs.
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