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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