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Women in Focus

The month of August is commemorated as National Women's Month in South Africa to draw attention to many of the important issues that women still face - lack of deliberate empowerment, domestic violence, discrimination, harassment in...
Lack of career opportunities and development opportunities are the top reason that midcareer women leave a supply chain organization or provider - Gartner Women can face discrimination even getting into seafaring work. In some countries,...

18th May 2022 – The first International Day for Women in Maritime

  Maritime Transportation has been and still remains the backbone of global trade since the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Arabs, Indians, Chinese, and Europeans all started...

Role of women in shipping and avoiding disparities – Executive Insights – Jillian Carson-Jackson

Executive Insights is a series by Shipping and Freight Resource that provides insights and thoughtful analysis about the industry.. This series features selected individuals from the...

IMO and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sign new partnerships

IMO has signed three partnership agreements with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support the preparation of a new global project that targets ship-based emissions. Further funding goes to existing projects focused on biofouling and marine plastic litter.

The agreements, signed by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and His Excellency Mr. Saleh bin Nasser al-Jasser, Minister of Transport and Logistic Services, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (28 September), will see US$509,000 going to the three environmental initiatives.

Rebecca Grynspan becomes the first woman Secretary General of UNCTAD

Rebeca Grynspan of Costa Rica will be the new head of UNCTAD, the United Nations trade and development body. Her nomination to the post by UN Secretary-General António Guterres was approved on 11 June by the UN General Assembly.

Ms. Grynspan, a Costa Rican economist and former vice president of the Central American nation becomes the first woman and Central American to be appointed secretary-general of the UN’s trade and development body. Ms.Grynspan is the current Ibero-American secretary-general.

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