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.

Please see here the Terms of Reference for the NIO-MTTF.

Please see here a list of the Task Force Members (nominated by Northern Indian Ocean Range States).

Reports of the meetings of the NIO-MTTF are available at the links below: