SEAFDEC hold its 2019 Department Chiefs’ Meeting

SEAFDEC organized the Departments Chiefs’ Meeting on 16 November 2019 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Meeting was attended by the SEAFDEC Secretary-General, Deputy Secretary-General, the SEAFDEC Department Chiefs and senior officials from the SEAFDEC Secretariat and Departments. The follow-up actions from the 51st Meeting of SEAFDEC Council, 42PCM, and 22FCG/ASSP were discussed during the Meeting. Moreover, the draft Resolution and Plan of Actions on Sustainable Fisheries for Food Security for ASEAN Region Towards 2030 and its linkage with the new projects were also discussed. For Monitoring the Implementation of the SEAFDEC Gender Strategy, the Meeting agreed to provide information based on the template to include the summary of the progress of the implementation of the gender strategy in the SEAFDEC Annual Report 2019 and onward. In addition, the workplan of the SEASOFIA 2022 was also discussed, especially the timeline and responsibility of the Departments in developing the outline. The Meeting also took note of the Procedures for Establishment of Cooperation between SEAFDEC and Other Organizations, Guidelines on Procurement of Products and Services of SEAFDEC, and template for Reporting of JTF 6 Phase I Project Achievements.