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
Ana Marie Hernando, the Philippines
Solomon Korbieh, Ghana
Gaia Puleston, Australia
Ariel Fernández, Argentina
Alexis Eduardo Sandoval Cajar, Panama
L-R: Kenneth Wong, Canada, in a discussion with Helmut Tuerk, Austria, Review Committee Chair
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