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Day For Women In Maritime

By May 17, 2021May 18th, 2021No Comments

This year, a one-week online campaign will commence on 18 May, celebrating the Day for Women In Maritime with the theme “Women in Maritime: Resilience and Leadership amidst a global pandemic”. The themes for IWD 2021 (Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world) and WMD 2021 (Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future) were used as a basis to consider the D4WIM theme for 2021.

Here’s what you can do to show your support. If you have a Facebook account, change your profile picture to show your friends that you support women in, and intending to join the maritime sector and encourage Governments, Maritime Administrations, the Ship Owners, Ship Operators, all relevant agencies to promote and take action to celebrate the day meaningfully; creating equal opportunities for young girls and women to become informed leaders in the maritime sector.

  1. Click your profile picture
  2. Click ‘Updated Profile Picture
  3. Click Add Frame
  4. Search for D4WIM
  5. Choose the frame from the results.
  6. Click Use as Profile Picture.
  7. Set the expiration date for the frame. e.g. one week, etc.
  8. Click “Use as profile picture” to save

We also acknowledge the support of Pacific-Community-SPC, International Maritime Organization – IMO, as well as leading maritime institutions such as IMO-International Maritime Law Institute, World Maritime University – headquarters together with the IMO Regional Women In Maritime networks – Arab Women in Maritime Association (AWIMA), Women in the Maritime Sector in East and Southern Africa (WOMESA), Red de Mujeres de Autoridades Marítimas de Latinoamérica (Red MAMLa), Women in Maritime Association, Asia (WIMA-Asia), Women in Maritime Association, Caribbean (WIMAC) and Women in Maritime of West and Central Africa – WIMoWCA

#PacWIMA #WomenInMaritime #IMO #SPC #OurDayYourDayD4WIM

Thank you for your continued support in amplifying this D4WIM online campaign globally.

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