United Nations ~ International Maritime Organization has a role and responsibility to secure the global oceans and waterways on earth.
Clearly the global standards for oil drilling are under a renewed focus.
One standard for mitigated environmental destruction is a constant geopolitical challenge, with oil leaking from the Mississippi Valley Area 252 deep below the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana/Alabama/Florida.
Many ancient native populations continue to have "no rights that the USA is bound to respect, since the Dred Scott Case."
The Negro Seamen Acts at the Port of New Orleans during the Age of Sail reflect a perspective alive and well in Port regions of America.
World Maritime Day 2012 we continue our focus upon the importance of the broader maritime industries in our communities and seek to partner with progressive leaders that see global connections toward one standard of humanity.
World Maritime Day is an annual celebration created by the United Nations International Maritime Organization, we will highlight the creation of the United Nations and share the Leidesdorff Legacy connecting our past, present and future.
September 2012 our World Maritime Day celebration connects our Nation's Capitol, Washington D.C. and the Port of San Francisco, California with a focus on expanding U.S. Agriculture trade and commece.
A weeklong schedule of global maritine trade and commerce metings that focus U.S. Agriculture African Trade and Commerce with key intenational policical, finance, maritime officials will continue to drive elevated conversations toward healthy solutions for people of African ancestry.
We celebrate the Autumnal Equinox by charting the sun, moon and stars over Washington, D.C.
Preparation World Maritime Day 2012, at our California State Capitol with help facilitate a celebration and expansion of U.S. Agriculture Trade and Commerce inclusive of new opportunities throughout the African Diaspora, building upon the legacy of the African Founding Father of California.
Our historic legacy of Maritime excellence in agriculture industries continues to impact the entire United States of America and preserve order throughout the world.
19th Century, U.S. Negro Seamen Acts, an essential element impacting today's global industry, was an obstacle that the Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. overcame with persistence and collaborative support, we must build upon this great example.
Today, opportunities in the global maritime industry will greatly expand a path toward, one standard for humanity, through expanded trade and commerce.
From the cargo upon slave ships to financing maritime infrastrature expansion is a journey to acknowledge as 80%+ of world trade and commerce is upon the open seas, people of African ancestry have come a long way in the America's.
The Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. represents the best of our American Dream actualized through hard work and preparation for opportunity.
The Golden Legacy of the first Black U.S. Diplomat serving as Vice-Consul in Mexican California provided a clear expample and role model for youth.
Preparing for World Maritime Day 2012 we will engage stakeholders of our U.S. intermodal transportation systems to join our celebration of past, present and future of global seafarer's contribution to the forward flow of humanity.