World Oceans Day – The Often Unsung Heroes

Today is International Oceans Day and recognition must be given to the efforts of organizations outside the common public view – the International Maritime Organization and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The efforts of both organizations, their members and staff are to be comended.

The #IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Fundamental to is mission is acknowledgement that regulations and standards are agreed, adopted and implemented on an international basis.

The #OECD works with both developed and developing countries to ensure that all can harness the benefits of the ocean on a sustainable and inclusive basis.