2011 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event
Rome (ITALY), 13-14 October 2011
The IMO Council having accepted, at its 101st session in November 2008, the offer of the Italian Government to host the 2011 World Maritime Day Parallel Event, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization and the [Minister of Foreign Affairs] [Minister of Infrastructure and Transport] of Italy have the pleasure to announce that the celebration will take place at the Palazzo Colonna “Sala degli Arazzi” in Rome, on 13 and 14 October 2011.
The Parallel Event will focus on this year's theme: "Piracy: orchestrating the response" and the first day will consist of a seminar, divided into two sessions. The first session will address “Anti piracy Measures and Best Practices”, while the second will focus on “International Co-operation against Piracy”.
On the second day, various activities will take place around the Civitavecchia harbour.