About Us Areas of Cooperation

Creating an environment of confidence among the Member States is central to the basic objectives of CICA. CICA Catalogue of Confidence Building Measures describes the various measures and Cooperative Approach for the implementation of the CICA CBMs lays down the procedures for implementing the confidence building measures.Within the framework of the Catalogue, the Confidence Building Measures are categorised under five broad headings:

Different Member States are coordinating or co-coordinating implementation of   specific projects of Confidence Building Measures under these broad headings (coordinating countries)


  • enhance co-operation through elaborating multilateral approaches towards promoting peace, security and stability in Asia;
  • eradicate the menace of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations;
  • combat illicit drug production and trafficking;
  • promote trade and economic cooperation for the prosperity and stability in Asia;
  • cooperation on all issues relating to environment;
  • prevention of proliferation and eventual elimination of weapons of mass destruction;
  • develop measures to address humanitarian issues;
  • promote mutual respect, understanding and tolerance in the relations among civilizations.