The 5th ROK-IORA Partnership Seminar
03 Jul 2024   |   Events


On 3rd July 2024, the Republic of Korea will host the 5th ROK-IORA Partnership Seminar on the theme "Harnessing Sustainable Ocean Resources Through Ocean Research." This event aims to foster collaboration among Member States and Dialogue Partners of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), focusing on sciences and technologies to explore the natural resources of the Indian Ocean.


The Indian Ocean, known as one of the richest repositories of natural resources, offers infinite benefits that are crucial for sustainable development. The seminar will provide a platform for participants to exchange views and share insights on various agendas encompassing marine technology, underwater exploration, and oceanographic research.


Objectives and Expected Outcomes


The key objectives and expected outcomes of the seminar include:

  1. Fostering Collaboration: The seminar will strengthen the partnership between IORA and the Republic of Korea in ocean research. This collaboration aims to leverage the expertise and resources of both regions to conduct a more comprehensive study of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. 
  2. Sharing Knowledge and Best Practices: Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences, best practices, and innovative ideas related to marine technology, underwater exploration, and oceanographic research. 
  3. Networking Opportunities: The seminar will provide a valuable networking platform for participants from government organizations and institutions, to foster new collaborations and initiatives.

By bringing together experts, policymakers, and researchers, the event aims to harness the potential of ocean research to secure a sustainable future for the Indian Ocean.