International Day of Seafarer
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International Sailor's Day is an annual and international event celebrated around the world on 25 June.
The day is coordinated by the International Maritime Organisation.
Sailor's Day was established by Resolution 19, adopted by the Diplomatic Conference in Manila in 2010, which adopted revised standards for training, certification and monitoring for seafarers.
The first International Sailor Day was celebrated on 25 June 2011.
The day celebrates and recognizes the unique contributions made by seafarers globally to international maritime trade, civil society and the world economy.
About International Maritime Organisation (IMO) -
The International Maritime Organisation is a specialised agency of the United Nations that is authorised to regulate the traffic of ships.
It was established in the year 1958 in Geneva.
Its parent organisation is the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
It is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
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