SEAFDEC Secretariat organized the Inter-Departmental Information Workshop on 24-26 April 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand with the aim to address the concerns raised during the 18th Information Staff Program Meeting (18th ISP) in October 2017. The Workshop was attended by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General and information-related officers of the SEAFDEC Secretariat, TD, AQD, MFRDMD, and IFRDMD.
The first objective of the Workshop was achieved by coming up with the revised Template for Monitoring the Implementation of the Information Strategies for Enhancing SEAFDEC Visibility and Communication. As the second objective of the Workshop, the Notes for Editing SEAFDEC Documents were thoroughly reviewed and further amendments were made including its Annexes, and the Workshop agreed in principle on the Revised Notes. Since the 18th ISP Meeting has recommend that the Notes which was prepared in 1989 may no longer be practical and there are several issues that need to be addressed. For the third objective, the Workshop discussed and agreed on the harmonized look and feel of respective SEAFDEC Department websites. Additionally, IFRDMD presented their updated website as a result of the training held in December 2017. Lastly, the Workshop settled the acronyms of SEAFDEC Departments as well as proposed the drafting of SEAFDEC Brand Book.