A call for applications from the ESA-IO States for hosting the RMIFC was launched.
1 January 2016
2015: A call for applications from the ESA-IO States for hosting the RMIFC was launched.Read more
Madagascar was chosen as the host state of the RMIFC
1 January 2015
2016: Madagascar was chosen as the host state of the RMIFC, decision confirmed by the signing of a Headquarters Agreement between the Malagasy State and the Indian Ocean Commission on February 18, 2016.Read more
The ESA-IO strategy through the Maritime Security Program (MASE)
1 January 2013
2013: The ESA-IO strategy through the Maritime Security Program (MASE) was put in place, with 5 results, the fifth of which concerns the development of a regional information exchange mechanism led by the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC)Read more
The Joint Strategy to Combat Maritime Piracy
1 January 2010
2010: The Joint Strategy to Combat Maritime Piracy was adopted at the First Ministerial Meeting of the Eastern and Southern African and Indian Ocean Region (ESA-IO) with the participation of the European Union (EU), October 07, 2010 in Mauritius.Read more
The CRFIM has been fully operational since 2016 and the arrival of the Liaison Officer from France since November 2016 has also greatly contributed to its expansion. The monitoring activities carried out by the current CRFIM team have already yielded their results and contributed to the interception of traffic cases in which the CRFIM participated through its analyzes and information exchanges. Visits to potential partners and collaborators have already been completed in partnership projects that are currently being developed.