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23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority

8-18 August 2017 | Headquarters of the International Seabed Authority, Kingston, Jamaica

Highlights for Tuesday, 15 August 2017

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Michael Lodge, ISA Secretary-General, confers with Eugénio João Muianga, Mozambique, Assembly President

On Tuesday, 15 August, the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) addressed outstanding administrative matters and considered the annual report of the ISA Secretary General, focusing on: the draft exploitation regulations, cooperation of the ISA with other international bodies, financial issues, capacity building, legal and administrative matters, and transparency.

IISD Reporting Services, through its Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web coverage, daily reports, and a summary and analysis report from the 23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority. The summary and analysis report is now available in HTML and PDF.

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L-R: Alfonso Ascencio-Herrera, Legal Counsel and Deputy to the Secretary-General; Michael Lodge, ISA Secretary-General; Christine Griffiths, ISA Secretariat; Eugénio João Muianga, Mozambique, Assembly President; and Chris Brown, ISA Secretariat

Eugénio João Muianga, Mozambique, Assembly President

Michael Lodge, ISA Secretary-General

Chris Brown, ISA Secretariat

A view of the ISA Assembly in session

Delegates at the ISA Assembly

Catherine Nyakoe, Kenya

Karen Tan, Singapore

Sala Tagicakibau, Fiji

Ana Marie Hernando, the Philippines

Anne Chantal Nama, Cameroon

Cecilia Jaber, Mexico

Francis Marwan, Lebanon

Masanori Nakano, Japan

Mehdi Remaoun, Algeria, on behalf of the African Group

Khurshed Alam, Bangladesh

Kenneth Wong, Canada

Tope Elias-Fatile, Nigeria

Graham Leung, Nauru

Qingbao Niu, China

Dwight Gardiner, Antigua and Barbuda

Solomon Korbieh, Ghana

Paul Lynch, Cook Islands

Tevita Suka Mangisi, Tonga

John Fintakpa Lamega, Togo

Mohammed Atlassi, Morocco

Chris Goldblatt, Fish Reef Project

Duncan Currie, Greenpeace

Michael Shewchuk, UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea

L-R: Gavin Watson and Lowri Mai Griffiths, UK

Delegates from Singapore

Delegates from South Africa

Participants from China

Specific funding for coverage of the 23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority
has been provided by the International Seabed Authority
International Seabed Authority

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