An IMO team is in Accra, Ghana, to provide technical assistance for the development of a comprehensive national maritime security strategy for the Government of Ghana (15-19 December), following a series of table top exercises in the country since 2012. Click here to read more about the IMO Strategy for implementing sustainable maritime security measures in West and Central Africa.
Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
have come together at the Global Initiative South East Asia (GI-SEA)
regional meeting to discuss and develop an action plan for the
implementation of the ASEAN Oil Spill Response Action Plan MoU. IMO’s
Colleen O'Hagan is in attendance at the meeting, which is being hosted
by the Marine Department of the Government of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia (17-19 December). (click to read more)
IMO’s regional co-ordinators for Africa, together with London-based IMO officials, are in Nairobi, Kenya, this week (December 15-19) for their 6th bi-annual meeting to review implementation of the Organization’s Integrated Technical Cooperation Programme. A special session was held with Honourable Yusuf Moalim Amin, Minister of Transport of Somalia, to discuss IMO's continuing technical assistance to the Somalis for the establishment of a National Maritime Administration.