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Hemispheric cooperation for competitive, secure, sustainable and inclusive ports in the Americas.

Hemispheric Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility and Gender Equality in the Port Sector


Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - Friday, April 29, 2016  |  8:00 am – 9:00 pm


Panama City, Panama 

Hemispheric Seminar on Corporate Social Responsability and Gender Equality in the Port Sector: From Awareness to Action 

The First Hemispheric Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Gender Equality in the Port Sector aims at strengthening socially responsible port operations through the exchange of successful practices and the promotion of strategies and policies on gender equality among the highest authorities of public and private ports, representatives of academia, and decision makers in the maritime industry.

Organized by the Maritime Authority of Panama (AMP) and the Secretariat of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (S/CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), the event provides an international platform for the dialogue between both public and private entities to promote the instrumentation of sustainable, inclusive, and socially responsible strategic actions.

Topics include:

  • CSR and the Supply Chain with SMEs
  • Responsible Management and the Relation between Ports and the Community
  • CSR in the Cruise Line Industry
  • Improvement of Working Conditions from a Gender Perspective
  • Strategies for Capacity Building with Gender Equality.

During the event, the 2015 Maritime Award of the Americas and the Award for Outstanding Women in the Maritime and Port Sectors will be presented to the winners for their leadership and innovative contribution to the integral development of the ports in the Americas.

For further details, see the Informative Newsletter

For more information, please contact Mona Swoboda of the S/CIP (  or +1-202-370-5469)  and Meredith Pinedo of the AMP (  or + 507 501-4207).


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