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2015-03-27 00:00:00

IMO has taken part in the Pacific Forum on Domestic Ferry Safety in Suva, Fiji (25-27 March), which considered the progress of Pacific Island countries and territories following the last meeting of the Forum in 2012, at which a 12-point Action Plan to improve domestic ferry safety had been developed. Nicolaos Charalambous, Director Technical Cooperation Division, represented IMO at the event, which was jointly organized by IMO and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and funded by IMO’s Integrated Technical Cooperation Programme (ITCP).


2015-03-26 00:05:00
A regional workshop organized by IMO, in cooperation with the Government of Angola, is being held in Luanda, Angola (24-27 March), to discuss the implementation of the Code of Conduct concerning the repression of piracy, armed robbery against ships and illicit maritime activity in west and central Africa, through the establishment of the Inter-regional Coordination Centre (ICC), to be based in Yaoundé, Cameroon. (click to read more) 

2015-03-26 00:00:00

The UN Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (UNCTED) is conducting a visit (25-26 March) to Tunisia to assess progress on countermeasures put in place by the Government to prevent and manage security incidents since the committee’s last visit in 2010. IMO is represented by Henrik Madsen as part of the delegation of UN and partner agencies with mandates in border management and law enforcement. (Click to read more)