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Palau is 170th IMO Member State

Briefing: 46, September 12, 2011

The Republic of Palau has become the latest Member of IMO, following the deposit, on 8 September 2011, of an instrument of acceptance of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization, as amended, with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
 
With the acceptance of the Convention by Palau, the number of IMO Member States stands at 170, with a further three Associate Members.
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IMO – the International Maritime Organization – is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships.
Web site: www.imo.org

For further information please contact:
Lee Adamson, Head, Public Information Services on 020 7587 3153 (media@imo.org )
Natasha Brown, External Relations Officer on 020 7587 3274 (media@imo.org ).
 

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For further information please contact:
Lee Adamson, Head, Public Information Services on 020 7587 3153 (media@imo.org)
Natasha Brown, External Relations Officer on 020 7587 3274 (media@imo.org).