Policy branding vs. reality: Can the IMO lead on climate?

with George Dikaios

18 Jun 2024 | Media and Communication

Greenwashing or real climate action? This episode explores the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) social media and policy messaging on climate change. George Dikaios (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) helps us understand if the IMO's online persona reflects concrete action and uncovers the potential gap between their "green" image and true environmental impact.

Episode based on the article

Policy Framing Through Policy Branding: International Maritime Organization, Climate Change, and Twitter/X
By George Dikaios
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About the Speaker

George Dikaios is an adjunct lecturer and a postdoctoral researcher at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA). He is affiliated with the Department of Political Science and Public Administration and the Department of Ports Management and Shipping. He is a senior research fellow of the UNESCO chair on Climate Diplomacy, a SYLFF fellow and a research fellow of the Institute of European Integration and Policy (NKUA) and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP). His first book is EU Climate Diplomacy Towards the IMO and ICAO (Palgrave Macmillan, 2024). https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7114-6603