NGOs in consultative status

NGOs in consultative status

2021-12-19     22:43

Refer to the IMO council’s extraordinary session (CES 34), 8-12/22 Nov. 2021, the Council decided to grant consultative status to the following non-governmental organizations:

  1. Ballast water Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (BEMA);
  2. Global Test Net;
  3. International Wind Ship Association (IWSA); and
  4. Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA).

The Council decided to grant consultative status to the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), on a provisional basis, for no more than two years, after which a review should be conducted, The Council decided to refer the application submitted by the Zero Emissions Ship Technology Association (ZESTAs) for further screening by the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) and decided that the Committee’s recommendation could be reported directly to A 32.

The Council decided to request the Intersessional Working Group on Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations to further consider the application submitted by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), for a decision at C 127 (in 2022), and requested EDF to provide the Council with additional information.

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