Calendar of Meetings


BIMSTEC Calendar of Activities 2018

 

 

CORE BIMSTEC MEETINGS
# Title of the Meeting Venue Date
1.     First Meeting of the reconstituted BIMSTEC Joint Working Group on Program Dhaka, Bangladesh TBC

 

TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT SECTOR
1. 21st Meeting of  the BIMSTEC Trade Negotiating Committee (TNC) Dhaka, Bangladesh TBC
2.     Sixth BIMSTEC Trade and Economic Ministers’ Meeting Bangladesh TBC
3.     Fifth Senior Trade and Economic Officials’ Meeting(STEOM) Bangladesh TBC
4.     Eighth BIMSTEC Business Forum Meeting Bangladesh TBC
5. Seventh BIMSTEC Economic Forum Meeting India TBC

 

ENERGY
1.     Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Senior Officials on Energy Nepal  TBC
2.     Third BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting Nepal  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.  Workshop to discuss the Draft BIMSTEC Master Plan on Transport Connectivity  Bangkok 17-18 September 2018
3.  Second Working Group Meeting of the  BIMSTEC Coastal Shipping Agreement  TBC  TBC
4. Third Meeting of The BIMSTEC Transport Connectivity Working Group 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

 

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 14 Nov 2018

 

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 03-04 Dec 2018

 

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

 

 COUNTER TERORISM AND TRANSNATIONAL CRIME SECTOR (CTTC)
 1.  BIMSTEC Conference on Regional Cyber Security Cooperation  New Delhi, India   TBC
2. Eighth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Legal and Law Enforcement Issues Kathmandu, Nepal 29-30  October  2018
3. Training Programme on Computer Forensics Hyderabad, India 12-16 November 2018
4. Dialogue of BIMSTEC Think Tanks on Regional Security New Delhi, India 13-14 November 2018
5.. Tenth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Anti-Money Laundering and Combating the Financing of Terrorism (SGAML-CFT) Kathmandu, Nepal 19-20 November 2018
6.     First Meeting on the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration Bangladesh TBC
7. Fifth Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Intelligence Sharing Sri Lanka TBC
 8. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Human Trafficking and Illegal Migration Bangladesh  TBC
9. First Meeting of the BIMSTEC Sub-Group on Countering Radicalization & Terrorism  India TBC
10. Conference on Counter Radicalization among the Member States India TBC
11. Second Meeting of the BIMSTEC Track 1.5 Security Dialogue Forum Bangladesh TBC
12. Expert Group Meeting on Maritime Security Cooperation among the Member States India TBC
13. Workshop on Coastal Security India TBC
14. Working Group Meeting on Space Security Cooperation among the Member States India TBC
15. Workshop of Think-Tank in Security and Strategic matters India TBC
16. First Meeting of the Expert Group on Himalayan Science Council India TBC
17. Capacity building Course for the Personnel Dealing with National Security Matters India TBC

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

1. BIMSTEC Experts’ Workshop on Climate Change Bangladesh TBC

 

Updated on 26 September 2018