AMMTCASEAN Ministers Meeting on Transnational Crime
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We commended the on-going work of the AMMTC in developing the ASEAN Plan of Action to Prevent and Counter the Rise of Radicalisation and Violent Extremism.
Through the Manila Declaration, the AMMTC leaders vowed to counter radicalisation and violent extremism, in particular those that lead to terrorism "in all forms and manifestations, through the prevention of radicalisation, financing, recruitment, and mobilisation of individuals into terrorist groups".
The AMMTC leaders also acknowledged that emphasis should be on the aspect of "de-radicalisation" in rehabilitation and reintegration programmes as part of comprehensive measures in countering terrorism.
"In adopting the Manila Declaration, the AMMTC heads reaffirmed their commitment to the aims and objectives of the Langkawi Declaration on the Global Movement of the Moderates adopted on 27 April 2015 and the Kuala Lumpur Declaration in Combating Transnational Crime on 30 September 2015," Cuy said.
(15) The 1999 AMMTC adopted the ASEAN Plan of Action to Combat Transnational Crime, which advocated the exchange of information, legal and law enforcement cooperation, training, institutional building and other cooperative measures.
Working under the supervision of the AMMTC, the ASEAN Directors-General of Immigration Departments and Heads of Consular Divisions of the Ministries of Foreign Affairs (DGICM) is the highest institutional body involved with human trafficking.
The 12th AMMTC was officiated by His Excellency U Myint Swe, Vice President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.
During the 12th AMMTC, Yang Berhormat the Minister of Defence II delivered a Statement reiterating Brunei Darussalams commitment towards the effective implementation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and the ASEAN Leaders Vision on a Resilient and Innovative ASEAN.
Yang Berhormat Pehin also commended that the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC) and the Senior Officials Meeting on Transnational Crime (SOMTC) allows policy makers to exchange views on efforts in combatting transnational crime more effectively and enhance close cooperation with dialogue partners in the region.