Meetings include presentations from Member States and Member Organisations, Bali Process Working Groups, and the Regional Support Office (RSO). The meeting enables a review of developments in the Bali Process region, and progress around activities undertaken.
The presentations and discussions are used to shape the agenda for the Ministerial Conference.
Bali Process Senior Official Co-Chairs
Ambassador Lucienne Manton, Australian Ambassador for Counter Modern Slavery, People Smuggling and Human Trafficking
Ambassador Lucienne Manton has been Australia’s Ambassador for Counter Modern Slavery, People Smuggling and Human Trafficking and Senior Official Co-Chair of the Bali Process since May 2020. Ambassador Manton is a senior career officer with Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and was most recently Assistant Secretary, EU Political and Strategy Branch. Ambassador Manton has previously served with the United States Branch, the People Smuggling Taskforce, the Iraq Taskforce and at the Australian High Commission in London. Ambassador Manton also worked as Assistant Secretary in the International Division, in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Ambassador Manton plays a lead role in promoting international cooperation to counter people smuggling in support of Operation Sovereign Borders. Ambassador Manton works closely with the Operation Sovereign Borders Joint Agency Task Force to coordinate the international elements of Operation Sovereign Borders across the Australian Government.
Ambassador Tri Tharyat, Indonesian Director-General for Multilateral Cooperation
Ambassador Tri Tharyat has held the role of Director-General for Multilateral Cooperation since April 2022. Ambassador Tharyat is a career diplomat who joined the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1991. His last position was as a Senior Adviser on Political, Legal and Security Affairs. Previously, Ambassador Tharyat has served in Indonesian missions in Nairobi, New York (Permanent Mission to the UN), and Paris. He also served as the Consul General in Hong Kong, and Ambassador in Kuwait City.
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