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IMO opens up for key meetings again: Decisions to be made digitally

The meetings postponed this spring will now be resumed at the IMO, says the UN body. In the fall, a series of key environmental meetings will be held digitally, and decisions will also be made at a distance.

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After a shutdown of close to six months, the UN's International Maritime Organization now opens up for a long line of meetings that were postponed in the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The meetings will be resumed from September up until December, but it will be very different from how it has been done in the past, where several hundred delegates from member states would participate physically at headquarters in London, sitting side by side for a week at a time.

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