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JAMAICA, Kingston (23 July 2018) – –  Professor Mariusz-Orion Jędrysek of Poland was elected President of the International Seabed Authority Assembly for the 24th Session.  He succeeds Mr Eugénio Muianga of Mozambique.

Mr Jędrysek is Secretary of State and Chief National Geologist and Deputy Minister of Environment of Poland.  He is also Government Plenipotentiary, National Mineral Policy of Poland and member of Sejm, Parliament Lower Chamber.

The Assembly consists of all 168 members of the Authority.  As the supreme body,  to which other bodies report, it is responsible for setting general policies and regularly reviewing the work of the Authority.

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