On Wednesday, 16 August, the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority met throughout the day to hear further statements on the Secretary-General’s annual report, and consider the final report of the first periodic review of the ISA, focusing on: a revised meeting schedule, a strategic plan for the ISA, environmental issues, and data management.
In the evening, the Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority hosted a reception.
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; Chris Brown, ISA Secretariat; Katarina Hovden, ISA Secretariat; and Helmut Tuerk, Austria, Review Committee Chair
Karen Tan, Singapore
Delegates from China consulting