30 January 2019: Senior Research Fellow Hao Duy Phan Spoke at Asia Defence Expo & Conference Series

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Senior Research Fellow Hao Duy Phan was invited to speak at the 2019 Maritime Patrol Asia Conference, Asia Defence Expo & Conference Series (ADECS) on 29–30 January 2019 in Singapore. Dr Phan delivered a presentation on ‘Common Approaches to Countering Piracy and Maritime Crimes in the Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Opportunities’, which he co-authored with Ocean Law and Policy Programme Head Robert Beckman.

During the presentation, Dr Phan offered an overview of the international legal framework on countering piracy and maritime crimes. He examined the current threats to maritime security in the region and provided a detailed account of cooperative efforts in the region to respond to these threats. He also made several observations and suggestions to increase the effectiveness of regional cooperation on maritime security.