By the established deadline of 31 March 2015, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has received the nominations of six candidates, nominated by their Governments for the position of Secretary-General of IMO.
The election for the post will be held at the 114th session of the 40-Member strong IMO Council, which meets from 29 June to 3 July 2015. The decision of the Council will be submitted to the IMO Assembly, which meets for its 29th session from 23 November to 2 December 2015, for its approval.
The nominations received are listed below in alphabetical order by candidates’ surname.
Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou Republic of Cyprus
Mr. Vitaly Klyuev
Mr. Ki-tack Lim
Dr. Maximo Q. Mejia Jr. Republic of the Philippines
Mr. Andreas Nordseth
Mr. Juvenal Shiundu
The present incumbent, Mr. Koji Sekimizu, ends his four-year term as Secretary-General on 31 December 2015.
IMO – the International Maritime Organization – is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of pollution by ships.
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