As part of the FOREWARN Initative, a delegation from the ECOWAS Commission met with ASEAN Secretariat and AHA Centre officials in Jakarta over the course of two daysin April 2014. The programme featured briefings by senior officials of each organisation on their approach to humanitarian and DRR issues and their respective departments and roles. The programme also included a tour of the facilities for disaster monitoring and response at the AHA Centre and several question and answer sessions, which provided the delegations the opportunity to explore issues of shared concern over the two days.