Calendar of Meetings


BIMSTEC Calendar of Activities 2019

 

 

CORE BIMSTEC MEETINGS
# Title of the Meeting Venue Date
1. 20th Session of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) Sri Lanka TBC
2. 21st Session of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM) Sri Lanka TBC
3. 17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting Sri Lanka TBC

 

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT SECTOR
1. BIMSTEC Start Up Conclave India  TBC
2. Ninth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Investment Bhutan TBC
3. Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Customs Cooperation India TBC
4. Ninth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Trade in Services TBC TBC
5. Nineteenth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Legal Experts TBC TBC
6.     Sixth BIMSTEC Trade and Economic Ministers’ Meeting Bangladesh TBC
7.     Fifth Senior Trade and Economic Officials’ Meeting (STEOM) Bangladesh TBC
8.     Eighth BIMSTEC Business Forum Meeting Bangladesh TBC
9. Seventh BIMSTEC Economic Forum Meeting TBC TBC
10. 22nd Meeting of Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC)  Bhutan TBC
11. 23rd Meeting of Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) TBC TBC
12. Twentieth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Rules of Origin  TBC TBC

 

TECHNOLOGY
1. Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on the Establishment of BIMSTEC Technology Transfer Facility TBC TBC

 

ENERGY
1.     Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials on Energy Nepal  TBC
2.     Third BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting Nepal  TBC
3. Fourth BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting Bhutan Proposed by Bhutan

 

TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION
1. Second Working Group Meeting to negotiate the Draft Text of the Motor Vehicles Agreement for the Regulation of Passenger and Cargo Vehicular Traffic between and among BIMSTEC Member States India TBC
2.  Second Working Group Meeting of the  BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement  India TBC
3. Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Transport Connectivity Working Group (BTCWG) India TBC
4. Working Group on Communication TBC TBC

 

TOURISM
1.     Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Network of Tour Operators Sri Lanka TBC

 

FISHERIES
1. Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Fisheries Thailand TBC
2. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Blue Economy TBC TBC

 

AGRICULTURE
1. BIMSTEC Workshop on “Food Standard and Food Safety and other related matters” Thailand TBC
2.     Second Workshop on Promotion of Agriculture Trade and Investment among BIMSTEC Member States Bangladesh TBC
3. Second BIMSTEC Regional Workshop on “Public-Private Partnership to Develop Agriculture Value Chain” TBC TBC

 

CULTURAL COOPERATION
1. Second BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Culture and Cultural Festival 2018 Bangladesh TBC
2.    Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Culture Bangladesh TBC

 

ENVIRONMENT AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT
1. Expert Group on Disaster Management India 2020
2. Second Meeting of the Governing Board of the BIMSTEC Center for Weather & Climate and a one day workshop on “severe Weather/Climate Disaster warning for BIMSTEC Region” India TBC

 

 PUBLIC HEALTH
1.     Second BIMSTEC Conference on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Genetic Resources Myanmar TBC

 

PEOPLE TO PEOPLE CONTACT
1. Fourth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Visa Sri Lanka TBC
2. Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Network of Policy Think Tank India TBC

 

POVERTY ALLEVIATION
1. Fourth BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Poverty Alleviation TBC TBC
2. Second Meeting of BIMSTEC Expert Group on Poverty Alleviation India TBC
3. Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC Senior Official’s Meeting on Poverty Alleviation TBC TBC

 

 COUNTER TERRORISM AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIME SECTOR (CTTC)
1. Sixth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Precursor Chemicals TBC TBC
2. Ninth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Legal and Law Enforcement Issues Sri Lanka TBC
3. First Meeting on the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration Bangladesh TBC
4. Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Intelligence Sharing Sri Lanka TBC
5. Conference on Counter Radicalization among the Member States India TBC
6. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Maritime Cooperation India TBC
7. Working Group Meeting on Space Security Cooperation among the Member States India TBC
8. Conference on Cyber Security  TBC TBC
9. Training/Workshop on Narcotics Drugs Bangladesh TBC
10. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert-Group on Establishment of Database for Information System Sharing  Sri Lanka  TBC
11. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Cyber Security Cooperation among the Member States India TBC
12. Twenty-four scholarships to researchers, students and professionals from BIMSTEC Member States at the North Eastern Space Application Center (NESAC) of India India 2020
13. First Workshop of the BIMSTEC Working Group to identify possible areas of security cooperation in capacity building India TBC
14. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on the Cooperation on Countering Radicalization and Terrorism India TBC

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

1. BIMSTEC Experts’ Workshop on Climate Change Bangladesh TBC

 

Updated on 02 January 2020