First Colombo Security Conclave

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  • January 12, 2022
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First Colombo Security Conclave

Part of: Prelims and GS-II -International Relations

Context: The first Colombo Security Conclave Virtual Workshop on “Developing Regional Cyber Security Capabilities on Defensive operations, Deep/Dark Web handling and Digital Forensics” was hosted recently.

Key takeaways

  • Hosted by: National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) in association with National Forensics Science University, Gandhinagar (Gujarat) and the Secretariat of the Colombo Security Conclave
  • Delegates from Member and Observer States of the Colombo Security Conclave (CSC) including Sri Lanka, Maldives, India, Mauritius, Seychelles, and Bangladesh participated in the workshop.
  • Members and Observer States had agreed on four pillars of cooperation 
    • Maritime Safety and Security,
    • Terrorism and Radicalization,
    • Trafficking and Organized Crime and Cyber Security and
    • Protection of Critical Infrastructure.

What is Colombo Security Conclave?

  • The decision to establish Colombo Security Conclave was taken in November 2020 at the NSA-level meeting of India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives to forge closer cooperation on maritime and security matters among the three Indian Ocean countries.
  • The idea of ‘Colombo Security Conclave’ was initiated by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in 2011.

News Source: ANI

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