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
A view of the ISA Assembly in session
Delegates at the ISA Assembly
Khurshed Alam, Bangladesh
Kenneth Wong, Canada
Qingbao Niu, China
Paul Lynch, Cook Islands
Mohammed Atlassi, Morocco
L-R: Gavin Watson and Lowri Mai Griffiths, UK
Delegates from Singapore
Participants from China