Six candidates for position of IMO Secretary-General
By the established deadline of 31 March 2015, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has received the nominations of six candidates, nominated by their Governments for the position of Secretary-General of IMO.
The election for the post will be held at the 114th session of the 40-Member strong IMO Council, which meets from 29 June to 3 July 2015. The decision of the Council will be submitted to the IMO Assembly, which meets for its 29th session from 23 November to 2 December 2015, for its approval.
The nominations received are listed below.
|Mr. Vitaly Klyuev||Russian Federation|
|Mr. Andreas Chrysostomou||Republic of Cyprus|
|Mr. Ki-tack Lim||Republic of Korea|
|Dr. Maximo Q. Mejia Jr.|
Republic of the Philippines
|Mr. Andreas Nordseth||Kingdom of Denmark|
|Mr. Juvenal Shiundu||Republic of Kenya|
The present incumbent, Mr. Koji Sekimizu, ends his four-year term as Secretary-General on 31 December 2015.