Article XI Promotion of technical co-operation
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Article XI Promotion of technical co-operation

  (1) Parties to the Convention shall promote, in consultation with, and with the assistance of, the Organization, support for those Parties which request technical assistance for:

  • (a) training of administrative and technical personnel;

  • (b) establishment of institutions for the training of seafarers;

  • (c) supply of equipment and facilities for training institutions;

  • (d) development of adequate training Programmes, including practical training on seagoing ships; and

  • (e) facilitation of other measures and arrangements to enhance the qualifications of seafarers;

preferably on a national, sub-regional or regional basis, to further the aims and purposes of the Convention, taking into account the special needs of developing countries in this regard.

  (2) On its part, the Organization shall pursue the aforesaid efforts, as appropriate, in consultation or association with other international organizations, particularly the International Labour Organisation.


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