Delegates from Bangladesh, India, the Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka and representatives of non-governmental and scientific organisations met from 11-12 October 2015 in Malé to discuss measures for the comprehensive protection, conservation, replenishment and recovery of marine turtles and their habitats in the Northern Indian Ocean region. At this meeting, the Northern Indian Ocean Marine Turtle Task Force (NIO-MTTF) was established to strengthen sub-regional cooperation.
The Terms of Reference for the NIO-MTTF are available here.
A list of the Task Force Members (nominated by Northern Indian Ocean Range States), is available here.
Reports of the meetings of the NIO-MTTF are available at the links below:
First Meeting of the NIO-MTTF (Malé, Maldives, 11-12 October 2015)
Second Meeting of the NIO-MTTF (Colombo, Sri Lanka, 29-30 January 2018)