5th EU-ASEAN Security and Defence Policy Seminar
On 28-30 June, CRIMSON participated in the 5th EU-ASEAN Security and Defence Policy Seminar, organised in Brussels by ESIWA and the EU Security and Defence College. The event gathered representatives from ASEAN and its Member States, along with EU colleagues working in the field of maritime security, cyber security, crisis management and peace keeping. CRIMSON was also invited to contribute to the working group on maritime security, to exchange potential ideas for cooperation between EU and ASEAN. EU actions, among which CRIMARIO, were presented during a panel chaired by Mr Giovanni Cremonini, HoS on maritime security at EEAS (SECDEFPOL).
European Maritime Days in Ravenna CRIMSON was invited to attend the European Maritime Day (EMD) that took place in Ravenna, Italy on 19-20 May 2022. CMR Visibility Material was displayed at the stand that included Frontex, EMSA, EFCA, EUNAVFOR and EEAS. Moreover, CRIMSON attended several thematic sessions, including the workshop organised by EEAS “The EU as a global maritime security actor”, where EUNAVFOR Atalanta and Irini, the CMP and the projects CRIMARIO, Multilateral Fora in Asia and ESIWA were presented.
Mapping of maritime actions in the Pacific Ocean In May, CRIMSON delivered a mapping exercise of cooperation activities, projects and initiatives of the donors and implementing agencies (both ongoing and possibly in preparations) that address, directly or indirectly, maritime insecurity in the Pacific Island region, with the aim to allow for an efficient coordination of efforts / cooperation relevant actors. The actions to be mapped focused on information sharing in the maritime domain, improvement of maritime domain awareness, cooperation among maritime law enforcement agencies as well as judiciary and support to their development, and critical infrastructure protection.