Panama will once again be part of the Executive Council International Maritime Organization (IMO)re-elected with 142 votes from 157 member states present.
Meanwhile, the Panamanian Arsenio Dominguez Velasco He was confirmed as the Secretary General of the IMO for a four-year term, starting on January 1.
Dominguez Velasco was elected at the 129th session of the IMOwhich took place from July 17 to 21 this year.
The 53-year-old Panamanian stated that he IMO must look to the future and embrace changediversity, inclusion and transparency, as an organization dedicated to seafarers worldwide.
Only 10 countries participate in Category A of the Advisory Council, which is elected by the Assembly on the basis of their contribution to the development of the maritime sectorit was announced from the MFA.
Together with Panama, they were chosen Greece, Italy, JapanChina, Norway, South Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States.
He The IMO Council, at the general level, consists of 40 memberswhich are elected every two years.
Panama He has been a member of the IMO Executive Council since 2003 and promoted the reduction of emissions from the maritime sector to mitigate the effects of climate change and global warming.
Source: Panama America
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