Workshop discusses Maritime Security in the Sulu and Celebes Seas
At center are Stable Seas Director Curtis Bell and project manager Asyura Salleh with Dr. Baviera.
Maritime security and law enforcement, fisheries management, promotion of coastal welfare, and illicit trade are among the problem areas the Philippines and neighboring countries face in the Sulu and Celebes Seas. Two non-profit organizations jointly organized a workshop to explore solutions to these various challenges and opportunities. Stakeholders from the government, private sector, academe, and non-governmental organizations participated in the workshop held on June 10 and 11 at the Heritage Hotel Manila.