Danish Maritime Authority: Focus on CSR in developing nations

Developing nations is a necessary focus of a new MA programme at the IMO university in Malmo, Sweden that deals with CSR and Maritime Governance. The Danish Maritime Authority is among the parties behind the new programme: "We do a great deal of trading with those countries, that's why we need to work on cooperation," it says.

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CSR and Maritime Governance will be part of a new course at MA programmes at the IMO university in Malmo, which will significantly increase the focus on cooperation between the industrial and developing countries in shipping.

World Maritime University (WMU) trains many future employees for port administrations and maritime authorities. That's why it's a good place to reach people who are close to the problems and challenges related to, for instance, corruption in shipping when various cultures and nations clash, says Mogens Schrøder Bech, responsible for the programme at the Danish Maritime Authority, which is working with the Danish Shipowners' Association to develop the programme together with the WMU:

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