10th Steering Committee Meeting of ARMAC

12 Jun

Steering Committee Meetings

10th Steering Committee Meeting

On 12 June 2019, the ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) hosted the 10th Meeting of the Steering Committee, at ARMAC’s headquarters in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr. Panyarak Poolthup, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Kingdom of Cambodia and Chair of the Steering Committee of ARMAC. The meeting was also attended by representatives from all ten ASEAN Member States, the Executive Director of ARMAC, and the Permanent Secretariat.

The meeting was the second Steering Committee to be held in 2019 under Thailand’s Chairmanship, and it reviewed ARMAC’s current progress in implementing its three-year workplan. In particular, the meeting noted the successful conclusion of ARMAC’s International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the recently initiated mine risk education project, funded by the Government of Japan through the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) and several other upcoming projects.

The meeting was concluded with closings remarks by H.E. Mr. Panyarak Poolthup, who thanked the members for their active participation and their continued commitment to mine action in ASEAN.

(ARMAC 12 June 2019)


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