Imo Agreements

The establishment of IMO coincided with a period of enormous change in global shipping, and the organization had worked from the outset to develop new conventions and to ensure that existing instruments were in line with changes in maritime technology. It is now responsible for more than 50 international conventions and agreements and has adopted numerous protocols and amendments. To provide for the elaboration of conventions, agreements or other appropriate instruments and to recommend them to Governments and intergovernmental organizations and, where appropriate, to convene conferences; The Council may conclude agreements or arrangements on the relations of the Organization with other organizations in accordance with Part XV. Such agreements or arrangements shall be submitted to the Assembly for approval.