International Co-Operation Commission (CoCom)

The main activities of CoCom include executing relevant parts of PIANC's Strategic Plan; expanding the membership of PIANC by involving countries including those without QM status or National Sections in the Association; promoting PIANC's presence in Countries in Transition; create effective tools and methods to disseminate and communicate information among countries without full National Sections; guide and assist in organising the quadrennial PIANC-COPEDEC Conference; organising regional seminars and workshops; organising regional programmes or other low-cost activities; developing new tools for knowledge transfer; developing networks with authorities and institutes in the countries or regions concerned; closely co-operating, whenever possible, with CoCom's counterparts in Sister Organisations and seeking outside funds in support of its activities.

Edward Schmeltz
Chairperson
Akula Rao
Chairperson

Explanation Sub-Committees

  • Subcommittee (SC)-1: CoCom Working Groups (CoCom WG 126: 'Training in Ports and Waterways')
  • Subcommittee (SC)-2: development of PIANC Membership in Countries in Transition
  • Subcommittee (SC)-3: guidance, assistance, follow-up of PIANC-COPEDEC
  • Subcommittee (SC)-4: logistic and financial support for Countries in Transition

CoCom Working Group Reports

Click on the link below to find an overview of already published CoCom WG-reports.

Members

  • Name
    Edward Schmeltz – USA
  • Function
    Co-Chairman/Leader of Subcommittees 2 & 4
  • Email
    edschmeltz@gmail.com
  • Name
    Peter Dewolf – Belgium
  • Function
    Secretary/Member of Subcommittee 1
  • Email
    dewolfpe@gmail.com
  • Name
    Enrique Faragó – Spain
  • Function
    Member
  • Name
    Jefferson Vianna Bandeira – Brazil
  • Function
    Member of Subcommittees 1 & 3
  • Email
    jvb@cdtn.br
  • Name
    Elizabeth C. Follosco – the Philippines
  • Function
    Alternate Member
  • Email
    beth@ppa.com.ph