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Seafarers’ Welfare Programme in South East Asia Launched

98 delegates representing 26 nationalities came to the Downtown East Resort in Singapore to participate in the ICMA Regional Meeting (13 & 14 Sept 07), the Ship Welfare Visitor Course (15 & 16 Sept 07), and the ICSW seafarers’ welfare seminar (17 to 20 Sept 07). Mr. Lim Swee Say, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office of Singapore

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A PRIMER ON THE INTERNATIONAL BILL OF RIGHTS FOR SEAFARERS – updated on October 2007

It is hailed as The Magna Carta for Seafarers. On February 23, 2006 in Geneva, the International Labour Organization adopted the 2006 Maritime Labour Convention, a “super convention” which lays down very detailed labour standards for the world’s maritime sector.

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Washington D.C. 2007 World AIDS Week

Transport against HIV/AIDS: Continuing the Mainstreaming Effort 28 November 2007 Washington D.C., USA

Rotterdam 2007 ICMA Annual General Meeting

ICMA Annual General Meeting and Consultative Forum 20-21 October 2007 Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam 2007 Conference

Ownership of STI/HIV Prevention among Ethnic Minorities in the Netherlands 5 October 2007 Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Singapore 2007 ICSW Regional Seminar

ICSW Regional Seminar 2007 for South East Asia 17-20 September 2007 Singapore

Colombo 2007 8th International Congress on AIDS

8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific 19-23 August 2007 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Brussels 2007 Civil Society Day of the Global Forum

“Civil Society Day” of the Global Forum on Migration and Development 9-11 July 2007 Brussels, Belgium

Marseille 2007 ICSW Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting of the International Committee on Seafarers Welfare 14 February 2007 Marseille, France

Cebu 2006 Seminar

Seminar on Economic Empowerment of Seafarers’ Families: Reintegration Initiatives & Entrepreneurial Challenges 30 September 2006 Sarrosa International Hotel, Cebu, Philippines

Cebu 2006 National Conference

National Forum on the 2006 ILO Consolidated Labour Convention: Implementing the Magna Carta for Filipino Seafarers 29 September 2006 Parklane Hotel, Cebu, Philippines

Toronto 2006 XVI International AIDS Conference

“Time to Deliver” 13-18 August 2006 Toronto, Canada

Novorossiysk 2006 International Conference

Conference on Results of the Seafarers’ Welfare Development Programme in the CIS and Baltic Region, 2000-2005 30 May – 1 June 2006 Novorossiysk, Russia

Quezon City 2006 Poetry Night

“Tulang Marino” 28 March 2006 Conspiracy Bar & Garden Caf√©, Philippines

Diliman 2006 Kuhang Marino Exhibit at the U.P. Museum

“Kuhang Marino: Images of Filipino Seafarers – a photo documentary and poetry exhibition” 23 February 2006 – 9 April 2006 U.P. Vargas Museum, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

London 2006 ICSW Annual General Meeting

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON SEAFARERS WELFARE ELECTS PSAP-PAROLA TO THE PRESIDIUM 26-27 January 2006 London, United Kingdom

Moscow 2005 The ICSW Strategic Review Group

ISCW Strategic Review 18-19 August 2005 Moscow, Russia

Cebu 2005 Seafarers’ Sons and Daughters Weekend

“Bridging the Gap – Towards Proactivity” 13-15 May 2005 Talisay City, Cebu, Philippines

ROTTERDAM PORT BULLETIN BOARD
2007 CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE

H.E. ROMEO A. ARGUELLES
PHILIPPINE AMBASSADOR TO THE NETHERLANDS
Parola, December 2007

It is my pleasure and honor to address – in this message – all the Board members, volunteers, friends and supporters of the Philippine Seafarer Assistance Program (PSAP), all the people behind PAROLA, and all the readers of PAROLA who are mostly, but not limited to, the Filipino seafarers.

First of all, I wish to congratulate PSAP for its continued work in actively and successfully advocating, promoting and ensuring the welfare of seafarers all over the world.

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The SOS SMS System for OFWs in Distress

Need emergeny help? Do you know of any pinoy seafarer in distress? Help is just a text away!

The SOS SMS System for OFWs in Distress is a project initiated, conceptualized and developed by OFWs for OFWS around the globe.

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Wanted: Parola Advertisers

PAROLA, the premier publication of Filipino seafarers, is now accepting commercial advertisements.

Parola (the Tagalog word for “lighthouse”) is the bi-monthly newsletter/magazine published by the Philippine Seafarers Assistance Programme (PSAP), a 25-year old non-profit foundation based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Why advertise in Parola?

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ROTTERDAM PORT BULLETIN BOARD
PANAWAGAN LANG PO PARA SA ATING MGA KABABAYANG MARINO SA ROTTERDAM

PORT CALL
Parola No. 115, Page 21

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Mag-ingat lang po tayo sa Rotterdam

PORT CALL
Parola No. 116, Page 17

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR INDONESIAN SEAFARERS!

Parola No. 119, Page 13

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SHIP AND CREW OF THE MONTH
July 2006 – August 2006

Ship and Crew of the Month

Pride of Rotterdam
PRIDE OF ROTTERDAM

May 2006 – June 2006

Ship and Crew of the Month

Stena Discovery
STENA DISCOVERY

March 2006 – April 2006
Documents

A PRIMER ON THE INTERNATIONAL BILL OF RIGHTS FOR SEAFARERS
updated on October 2007
Q & A on the 2006 ILO Maritime Labour Convention- in PDF Format (85 KB)

PSAP-PAROLA HIV/AIDS Campaign for Seafarers
PSAPs The Singing Mate - in PDF Format (1894 KB)
A pioneering HIV/AIDS information material for seafarers, inspired by seafarers, in the maritime world

THE FILIPINO SEAFARERS
PSAP Updates