IMO Press Briefings

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries (Thu, 05 Dec 2019)
IMO-FAO GloLitter Partnerships Project, with initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway, aims to help shipping and fisheries move to a low-plastics future.
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UN maritime agency commits to further action on gender equality (Thu, 05 Dec 2019)
The IMO Assembly adopted a resolution on "Preserving the Legacy of the World Maritime Theme for 2019 and achieving a Barrier-Free Working Environment for Women in the Maritime Sector".
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IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council (Fri, 29 Nov 2019)
The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the Members of its Council for the 2020-2021 biennium.
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India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force (Thu, 28 Nov 2019)
India, one of the world's five major ship recycling countries, accedes to IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty that will set global standards for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling.
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