ISWAN Supports Day of the Seafarer

June 14, 2013

2012 dosf badge highresThe IMO Day of the Seafarer is being held on Tuesday 25 June 2013. The aim of the day is to :

            • Celebrate seafarers around the world
            • Raise awareness of seafarers' health and working conditions
            • Raise awareness of seafarers' contribution to the global economy

This year's theme is 'Faces of the sea'. Shipping companies, organisations, and individuals are being encouraged to send photos and videos of seafarers on ships and in ports to the IMO to post on their facebook, youtube, and twitter sites.

This is a key event to highlight to the world the importance of seafarers to our everyday lives. Further details are available on the IMO website.

ISWAN is supporting the Day of the Seafarer.

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We are grateful to our main funders for their continued support: