World Maritime Day 2016 and Parallel Event

World Maritime Day has been celebrated at IMO Headquarters on 29 September 2016. The theme for this year’s edition was “Shipping: indispensable to the world”. This theme was chosen to focus on the critical link between shipping and global society and to raise awareness of the relevance of the role of IMO as the global regulatory body for international shipping. More information about this event is available in this background paper.

A Parallel Event will be held in Istanbul, Turkey, from 4 to 6 November 2016. It includes a conference, the program of which is already available here.

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