Priorities for the Future


IMO’s Technical Co-operation Programme addresses the maritime needs of developing countries by focusing on three priorities that, together, can ensure sustainable maritime development, efficient and safe maritime transport services, as well as effective environmental protection.

PRIORITIES

                               RESULTS

ADVOCACY OF GLOBAL MARITIME RULES AND STANDARDS 

International treaty instruments ratified, and implementing national legislation put in place

INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITY-BUILDING

Public sector departments capable of ensuring the effective exercise of flag, port and coastal State jurisdiction

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Trained male and female experts to develop and manage national programmes for:

·         maritime safety administration

·         marine environment protection

·         development of maritime legislation

·         facilitation of maritime traffic

·         technical port operations

·         training of seafarers and shore-based personnel