ICMA 'AHOY' Course Manila Philippines 2016

AN ICMA TRAINING AND IMMERSION COURSE FOR PORT WELFARE WORKERS SERVING SEAFARERS FROM THE PHILIPPINES SEPT. 24 – OCT. 2, 2016 – MANILA, PHILIPPINES

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Considering the high number of Filipino seafarers who visit port based welfare centres around the world, it is appropriate to provide ship visitors and port based welfare providers with the opportunity to learn more about their world so as to better serve them.

ICMA’s AHOY Training and Immersion Course will run from Sept. 24 – Oct. 2  2016  in Manila and will allow participants to gain a first-hand knowledge of Filipino seafarers’ social and cultural background and other institutions in the Filipino maritime sector. The course will run from Sept. 24 – Oct. 2  2016  in Manila and will allow participants to gain a first-hand knowledge of Filipino seafarers’ social and cultural background and other institutions in the Filipino maritime sector. Participants will have the chance

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DETAILS
Places are limited to 50 and designed for those not of Filipino culture. As the course will be conducted in the English language, a reasonable knowledge of written and spoken English is required. A brief letter of endorsement from your ICMA member society is necessary. If necessary, it is the responsibility of each participant to secure a VISA to visit the Philippines.

LOCATION
Manila Pavilion Hotel, United Nations Avenue, Corner Ma. Orosa Street Ermita, Manila 1000, Metro Manila, Philippines

COURSE COSTS AND REGISTRATION
$150USD registration
$100USD/day – airport transfers + meal & hotel + meeting facilities
ICMA is pleased to announce that due to the generosity of our sponsors a limited number of full registration, meal, and hotel bursaries are available. Possibility of travel bursaries announced soon.

Contact Fr. Bruno Ciceri for registration or more information: icmaahoy@icma.as.

SCHEDULE
24 Sept – Saturday – Day 1: Arrival, Check-in, and Registration
25 Sept – Sunday – Day 2: Course start and concluding ceremony of 21st National Seafarers’ Sunday
26 Sept – Monday – Day 3: Course
27 Sept – Tuesday – Day 3: Course
28 Sept – Wednesday – Day 4: Course + ICMA Annual General Meeting and Consultative Forum
29 Sept – Thursday – Day 5: Course
30 Sept – Friday – Day 6: Course
1 Oct – Saturday – Day 7: Course
2 Oct – Sunday: Checkout/Departure
(ICMA ExCom will meet from 26-29 September.)
Sponsors and supporters included to date :

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