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United Nations – International Maritime Organization (UN-IMO) Year of the Seafarer 2010

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 69
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 69
Mover
The Ven. Ronald Harrison
Seconder
Mr. Glen Mitchell
Text
That this General Synod:
1. recognize that the United Nations and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have declared 2010 as the Year of the Seafarer;
2. commend the ministry of the Missions to Seafarers in ports throughout Canada;
3. recognize that all Canadians benefit from the important work that seafarers do in our import/export economy;
4. pay tribute to the world's seafarers for their unique contribution to society and recognizes the risks they shoulder in the execution of their duties in an often hostile environment; and
5. encourage all dioceses and parishes in the Anglican Church of Canada to celebrate the UN-IMO Year of the Seafarer with an appropriate liturgical or special event during the year 2010.
CARRIED Act 69
Subjects
Year of the Seafarer (2010)
Mission to Seafarers
Seafarers - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Church work with seafarers
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