Calendar of Meetings


BIMSTEC Calendar of Activities 2018-2019

 

 

CORE BIMSTEC MEETINGS
# Title of the Meeting Venue Date
1.     First Meeting of the reconstituted BIMSTEC Joint Working Group on Program Dhaka, Bangladesh TBC
 2. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Permanent Working Committee  Colombo, Sri Lanka TBC

 

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT SECTOR
1.     Sixth BIMSTEC Trade and Economic Ministers’ Meeting Bangladesh TBC
2.     Fifth Senior Trade and Economic Officials’ Meeting(STEOM) Bangladesh TBC
3.     Eighth BIMSTEC Business Forum Meeting Bangladesh TBC
4. Seventh BIMSTEC Economic Forum Meeting India TBC
5. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Trade Facilitation Bangladesh TBC
6. BIMSTEC Startup Conclave India TBC

 

ENERGY
1.     Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials on Energy Nepal  TBC
2.     Third BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting Nepal  TBC
3. Expert Group Meeting on Energy Myanmar TBC

 

TRANSPORT AND CONNECTIVITY
1. Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working group to negotiate the Draft Text of the Motor Vehicles Agreement for the Regulation of Passenger and Cargo Vehicular Traffic between and among BIMSTEC Member Countries TBC TBC
2.  Second Working Group Meeting of the  BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement  TBC  TBC
3. Third Meeting of The BIMSTEC Transport Connectivity Working Group (BTCWG) TBC TBC

 

TOURISM
1.     Third BIMSTEC Tourism Ministers’ Roundtable Bangladesh TBC
2.     Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Working Group on Tourism Bangladesh TBC
3.     Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Network of Tour Operators Sri Lanka TBC
4. BIMSTEC tourism conclave Nepal TBC

 

AGRICULTURE
1. BIMSTEC Workshop on “Food Standard and Food Safety and other related matters” Thailand TBC
2.     Seventh Meeting of the BIMSTEC Expert Group on Agricultural Cooperation Bangladesh TBC
3.     Second Workshop on Promotion of Agriculture Trade and Investment among BIMSTEC Member States Bangladesh TBC
4. 1st BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Agriculture Myanmar TBC
5. BIMSTEC Seminar on Climate Smart Farming System India TBC

 

CULTURAL COOPERATION
1. Second BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Culture and Cultural Festival 2018 Dhaka, Bangladesh TBC
2.     Second BIMSTEC Expert Group Meeting to finalize the modalities for the operationalization of the BIMSTEC Cultural Industries Commission (BCIC) and BIMSTEC Cultural Industries Observatory (BCIO) Bhutan TBC
3.     BIMSTEC Expert Group Meeting on Culture Bangladesh TBC

 

ENVIRONMENT AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT
1.     1-2 Week Training Course/Workshop on Disaster Management India TBC

 

 PUBLIC HEALTH
1.     Fourth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Network of National Centers of Coordination in Traditional Medicine Bangladesh TBC
2.     Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Task Force on Traditional Medicine Myanmar 24-25 Jan 2019

 

POVERTY ALLEVIATION
1. Fourth BIMSTEC Ministerial Meeting on Poverty Alleviation TBC TBC
2. Second Meeting of BIMSTEC Expert Group on Poverty Alleviation India TBC

 

 COUNTER TERORISM AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIME SECTOR (CTTC)
 1.  BIMSTEC Conference on Regional Cyber Security Cooperation  New Delhi, India  5-7 December 2018
2.     First Meeting on the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration Bangladesh TBC
3. Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Intelligence Sharing Sri Lanka TBC
 4. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration Bangladesh  TBC
5. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Countering Radicalization & Terrorism  India TBC
6. Conference on Counter Radicalization among the Member States India TBC
7. Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Track 1.5 Security Dialogue Forum Bangladesh TBC
8. Expert Group Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation among the Member States India TBC
9. Workshop on Coastal Security India TBC
10. Working Group Meeting on Space Security Cooperation among the Member States India TBC
11. First Meeting of the Expert Group on Himalayan Science Council India TBC
12. Capacity building Course for the Personnel Dealing with National Security Matters India TBC
13. Course on Counter Terrorism, Cyber Terrorism, Cyber Security, Counter Trans-national Crimes for National Security Officers of BIMSTEC Member States.  India 18 February 2018 to 01 March 2019
14. Third Meeting of the BIMSTEC National Security Chiefs Thailand 2019

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

1. BIMSTEC Experts’ Workshop on Climate Change Bangladesh TBC

 

Updated on 25 November 2018