Information on IMO's Technical Cooperation Programme which is designed to assist Governments which lack the technical knowledge and resources that are needed to operate a shipping industry successfully.
Implementation of IMO treaty instruments lies with States that are Parties to those instruments. The Member State Audit aims to determine the extent to which these States give full and complete effect to obligations and responsibilities contained in a number of IMO treaty instruments in their capacity as flag, port and/or coastal States.
The External Relations Office (ERO) is IMO’s first point of contact for countries, organizations and the United Nations. ERO assists stakeholders in their relationship with IMO and serves as liaison on a wide range of matters. Among other things, ERO provides advice on protocol issues to the Organization and organizes IMO’s main events.
A key element of the Organization’s work. IMO's Public Information Service promotes global awareness of the Organization, its programmes and activities through coordinated, connected and integrated outreach activities.