Press Releases : Registration for the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean Media Center

Press Releases : Registration for the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean

Registration for the Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean 29 May 2015, Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

1. General Information

Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean will be held on 29 May 2015 at Anatara Siam Bangkok Hotel.

The meeting will provide a forum to exchange information and views in addressing the unprecedented increase of irregular migration by sea. Senior officials responsibility for the issue from 17 countries in the region most affected by irregular migration by sea are expected to participate in the meeting, namely, Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Thailand. In addition, the United States of America and Switzerland will participate as observers. Three international organizations, namely the UNHCR, UNODC, and IOM will also join the event.

2. Venue

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, 155-7 Rajadamri Pratumwan, Bangkok 10330

3. Registration

Members of the media who wish to cover the meeting are required to fill in the Registration Form by 28 May 2015 at 12.00 hrs. via e-mail mfathai.media@gmail.com or by fax + 66 2 643 5106 -7

4. Dress Code

Media representatives should wear proper attire while covering the events. Lady covered skirt and heel covered shoes is advisable. Please avoid shorts, slippers and sandals.

5. Media Programme
Attached below are media programme with detailed information for the media.

6. Media Contact

Ms. Kamolwan Sriposil. Tel: +66 2 203 5000 ext 22004 Email: mfathai.media@gmail.com Other relevant details will be conveyed to the press at the earliest opportunity.

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25 May 2015

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