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23rd Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority

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

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On Thursday, 17 August, the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) considered a draft decision on the final report of the first periodic review of the ISA, and a further revised meeting schedule; adopted decisions on financial and budgetary matters and on revised staff regulations; and discussed other matters, such as the election of Morocco to the Council and the proposal to create a museum at the ISA.

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L-R: Alfonso Ascencio-Herrera, Legal Counsel and Deputy to the Secretary-General; Michael Lodge, ISA Secretary-General; Eugénio João Muianga, Mozambique, Assembly President; Chris Brown, ISA Secretariat; and Helmut Tuerk, Austria, Review Committee Chair


Helmut Tuerk, Austria, Review Committee Chair


Eugénio João Muianga, Mozambique, Assembly President

Michael Lodge, ISA Secretary-General


Carlos Alberto Michaelsen den Hartog, Brazil, consulting with Helmut Tuerk, Austria, Review Committee Chair



Ye Mìnn Thein, Myanmar, Credentials Committee Chair

Andrzej Przybycin, Poland, Finance Committee Chair


Sheila Sealy Monteith, Jamaica

Catherine Nyakoe, Kenya


Cecilia Jaber, Mexico

Ana Marie Hernando, the Philippines


Solomon Korbieh, Ghana

Gaia Puleston, Australia

Ariel Fernández, Argentina


Philip Riley, South Africa

John Fintakpa Lamega, Togo

Alexis Eduardo Sandoval Cajar, Panama


Guy Sevrin, Belgium

Kate Neilson, New Zealand

Md. Humayun Kabir, Bangladesh


Duncan Laki Muhumuza, Uganda

Mohammed Atlassi, Morocco


Sellé Mbengue, Senegal

Taiwo Abidogun, Nigeria


L-R: Kenneth Wong, Canada, in a discussion with Helmut Tuerk, Austria, Review Committee Chair


ISA conference services staff


Delegates from Jamaica consulting


L-R: Yedla Umasankar, Maruthadu Sudhakar, and Vijay Kumar, India


L-R: Tevita Suka Mangisi, Tonga; Fitzgerald Jeffrey, Trinidad and Tobago; John Fintakpa Lamega, Togo; and Rose Kautoke, Tonga




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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