Recently, between May 12-13, 2023, 6th edition of the Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) was held in Bangladesh, which is organised by India Foundation in association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh and S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.
- The two-day Indian Ocean Conference held with. the theme “Peace Prosperity and Partnership for a Resilient Future”
Indian Ocean Conference (IOC)
- IOC is an annual international conference that focuses on the geopolitical, economic, and strategic importance of the Indian Ocean region.
- The conference brings together policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civil society representatives to discuss issues related to security, trade, and cooperation in the Indian Ocean region.
- The first edition of the Conference was held in Singapore in 2016. The fifth edition of IOC was held in 2021 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.