꽭뀡젙蹂
Date .(Thu.)
Place
뿰궗젙蹂
[Keynote Speaker]
IMO셲 role for sustainable development and use of ocean
LIM Ki-Tack
International Maritime Organization(IMO)
The new secretary-general of the IMO
CV
He was appointed as Maritime Attach챕, Minister-Counsellor at the Korean Embassy in London and led all IMO work for the Republic of Korea by serving as Deputy Permanent Representative to IMO between August 2006 and August 2009. He also had been posted to London to represent the Republic of Korea in IMO meetings between August 1998 and September 2001.
From 1998, he attended various IMO meetings as a head of the Republic of Korea delegation. He actively participated in the IMO meetings to promote the effective implementation of IMO conventions such as improvement of maritime accident investigation scheme, effective implementation of PSC activities, and harmonized systems of survey and certification. In particular, for three years from 2002 to 2004, he successfully undertook the chairmanship of Sub-Committee on Flag State Implementation.

He started to attend IMO meetings since 1986. During this period, he not only actively participated in the maritime safety and environmental protection issues such as SOLAS amendment for passenger ship safety and double-hull oil tanker requirements but also endeavored to make contributions to various IMO policies and legal related matters such as technical cooperation, capacity building, and the framework of IMO Member State Audit Scheme.
From 1992, he engaged himself deeply in activities to promote maritime safety through effective implementation of IMO conventions in Korea. He also led regular maritime safety meetings held between the Korea and IMO member states in Asian region and contributed to enhancing the PSC regime by assisting the promotion of Tokyo MoU during this period. In 2004, he was elected as Chairman of Tokyo MoU.
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