India joins the Djibouti Code of Conduct as Observer. India joined Djibouti Code of Conduct as an observer. The Djibouti Code of Conduct is also called the Jeddah Amendment. Now India will contribute to enhance maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region and conduct shared operations among the signatory states.
Djibouti Code of Conduct:
It is a regional maritime security cooperation agreement. It was established by International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2008.
DCOC Member Countries:
Eritrea, Ethiopia, Egypt, Comoros, Jordan, Djibouti, Maldives, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Oman, Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Seychelles, Somalia, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Yemen, United Republic of Tanzania.
Now India became an observer. The other observer countries are Norway, Japan, UK, US.
The DCOC, established in January 2009, is aimed at repression of piracy and armed robbery against ships in the Western Indian Ocean Region, the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea.
1) Djibouti Code of Conduct established in which year? – 2009
2) How Many Member countries does DCOC have? – 20 Member Countries
3) Djibouti Code of Conduct is also known as – Jeddah Amendment
4) Who is the president of Djibouti? – Ismail Omar Guelleh
5) Recently, India became member of which United Nations body? – UN’s ECOSOC
6) Who is the president of UN ECOSOC? – Munir Akram
7) Where is the Headquarters of UN’s ECOSOC located? – New York, United States.
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