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Ministerial Declarations

The Iloilo Ministerial Declaration was signed by Ministers from PEMSEA country partners on 29 November 2018 during the Sixth Ministerial Forum, part of the Sixth East Asian Seas Congress.


Signed during the Fifth Ministerial Forum on the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia on 20 November 2015, the Da Nang Compact revisits and reaffirms the regional coastal and marine strategy, the...


Signed during the Fourth Ministerial Forum on the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of East Asia on 12 July 2012, the Changwon Declaration reflects on the progress made over the past three years with...


Signed by the ministers of 11 countries during the Third Ministerial Forum in Manila on 26 November 2009, the Manila Declaration on Strengthening the Implementation of the Integrated Coastal Management for Sustainable Development and Climate...


The Haikou Partnership Agreement was signed among 11 countries, thereby formally establishing PEMSEA as the regional coordinating mechanism for the implementation of the SDS-SEA.


On 12 December 2003, at the Ministerial Forum during the East Asian Seas Congress 2003, concerned ministers of PEMSEA participating countries, as well as representatives of other stakeholder entities, adopted the Putrajaya Declaration of Regional...