This post continues from the series on International Relations for IAS Prep. Read the essential posts here –
1997 in Ebene Cyber City, Mauritius
20 member states (including India) and 7 dialogue partners, the Indian Ocean Tourism Organisation and the Indian Ocean Research Group has observer status. 20th member was Comoros (latest added in 2012)
Six priority areas:
Conference focused on 4 priority areas namely :
Do It Yourself (DIY)– Learn more about other major choke points of the world.
India along with IORA could transform the region, and focusing on Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR), as envisioned by Prime Minister Modi during his recent visit to Mauritius.
#1. With reference to ‘Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (10R-ARC)’, consider the following statements : (IAS pre 2015)
I. It was established very recently in response to incidents of piracy and accidents of oil spills.
2. It is an alliance meant for maritime security only.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) I only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both I and 2
(d) Neither I nor 2
#2. Between India and east Asia, the navi-gation-time and distance can be greatly reduced by which of the following ? (IAS pre 2010) #importance of map marking
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 only. (b) 2 only. (c) Both 1 and 2. (d) Neither 1 nor 2
#3. Which one of the following can one come across if one travels through the Strait of Malacca? (IAS pre 2011) #importance of map marking