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Regional Conference for Pacific Women in Maritime

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Submitted by Amali Shaw on November 15, 2016 - 4:32pm
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Monday, April 11, 2016 (All day) to Friday, April 15, 2016 (All day)

Nuku'alofa, Tonga

The Regional Conference for Pacific Women in Maritime was held in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, from 11-15 April 2016. Conference theme: Recognising the economic contribution and leadership of women in the Pacific maritime sector.

The conference was organised by the Pacific Community (SPC) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO), hosted by Tonga and attended by representatives from Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu, World Maritime University (WMU) and observers from Tongan administrations, the Tonga Maritime Training Institute, Port Authority of Tonga and private sector organisations.

One of the conference highlights is the re-launch of the Pacific women in Maritime Association (PacWiMA).

Key words: Women in maritime, IMO, PacWiMA

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SPC and International Maritime Organization (IMO)
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