TRACECA Maritime Project National Workshop on the Maritime

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TRACECA Maritime Project National Workshop on the Maritime Labor Convention of the International Labor

TRACECA Maritime Project National Workshop on the Maritime Labor Convention of the International Labor Organization Baku, Azerbaijan 13 – 14 October 2015

Brief overview of the project Ø Project started in January 2013 Ø Overall objective:

Brief overview of the project Ø Project started in January 2013 Ø Overall objective: Making shipping safer, more secure and environment friendly in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea

Overall objective: how? Ø By supporting ratification of international maritime conventions Ø By promoting

Overall objective: how? Ø By supporting ratification of international maritime conventions Ø By promoting approximation with EU legislation where relevant Ø Purpose is to foster effective implementation of Conventions

Project activities Ø All aspects of duties of maritime authorities are covered under the

Project activities Ø All aspects of duties of maritime authorities are covered under the project, as flag State, coast State or port State Ø Mix of regional events: promotion of regional cooperation Ø And national activities: thorough reach, indepth work, tailored approach

Project activities in Azerbaijan Ø Specificity in Azerbaijan: Twinning program Ø Project conducted a

Project activities in Azerbaijan Ø Specificity in Azerbaijan: Twinning program Ø Project conducted a GAP Analysis, aiming at assessing the level of compliance with international standards Ø Study acknowledged progress made by Azerbaijan

Project activities in Azerbaijan Ø The project support Azerbaijan preparations to the IMO Audit

Project activities in Azerbaijan Ø The project support Azerbaijan preparations to the IMO Audit Scheme Ø A first preparation session took place, a second is to come Ø A mock-audit will be conducted afterwards

Project activities: Human Element Ø Support to ratification of ILO MLC, 2006 is a

Project activities: Human Element Ø Support to ratification of ILO MLC, 2006 is a priority Ø The Convention is in force since 2013 Ø Together with SOLAS (Safety), MARPOL (Environment) and STCW (Training), ILO MLC is the « 4 th pillar » of international maritime policy

Project activities: ILO MLC: Ø Regional activity: ILO MLC workshop in Batumi in May

Project activities: ILO MLC: Ø Regional activity: ILO MLC workshop in Batumi in May 2015, in cooperation with the ILO ITC Ø Fellowships to the ILO ITC: Two grants for Azerbaijani participants to the. Workshop on National Legal Implementation of the MLC Ø National support: specific workshop for Azerbaijan 13 -14 October 2015

Questions? Email: tracecemar@ntu. eu bergonzo@ntu. eu

Questions? Email: [email protected] eu [email protected] eu