Dominica names candidate for IMO secretary basic put up

Dominica has nominated the President of the World Maritime College, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, as its candidate for the Secretary-Basic of the Worldwide Maritime Group (IMO) place.

The election will happen in July 2023 through the 129th session of the IMO Council. Aside from Dominica, Bangladesh is anticipated to formally be a part of Panama, Türkiye, and Kenya plus one European candidate to exchange Kitack Lim of the Republic of South Korea, who was elected in 2015 for a four-year interval and was re-elected for a second and closing time period of 4 years that may finish on December 31, this 12 months.

Lim is the eighth elected IMO secretary basic.

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In an announcement, the Ministry of International Affairs mentioned the Dominican-born Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, has “huge data, experience, and expertise in senior administration roles of worldwide organizations, together with the Worldwide Maritime Group, the United Nations, and the Worldwide Labor Group”.

The London-based IMO is the United Nations specialised company answerable for the protection and safety of delivery and stopping marine and atmospheric air pollution by ships.

International Affairs, Worldwide Enterprise, Commerce, and Power Minister, Dr. Vince Henderson mentioned the Roosevelt Skerrit authorities is assured that Dr. Doumbia-Henry is totally certified and skilled to function the IMO secretary basic.

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“If profitable, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry will be a part of the cadre of Dominicans on the helm of a lot of regional and worldwide establishments,” the assertion mentioned.




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