17th Session 2011

Annual Sessions Overview

The Authority hosts its annual sessions at its headquarters in Kingston, Jamaica. At the Annual Sessions, representatives from member States of the Authority meet, discuss and formulate the work of the International Seabed Authority and its Secretariat. The Session dates are 31 July-4 August for the Legal & Technical Commission and 7-18 August 2017 for the 23rd Session. All session documents are available online here in all six official languages of the UN. There will be daily press coverage by ENB from 8-18 August. Copies of the daily releases will also be available here.

Delegates can download the following forms to make their reservations: Jamaica Pegasus; Knutsford Court, Courtleigh Hotel and Liguanea Club.

22nd Session (4-22 July 2016)
21st Session (6-24 July 2015)
20th Session (7-25 July 2014)
19th Session (8-26 July 2013)
18th Session (9 - 27 July 2012)
17th Session (11 - 22 July 2011)
16th Session (26 April - 7 May 2010)
15th Session (25 May - 5 June, 2009)
14th Session (26 May - 6 June, 2008)
13th Session (9-20 July, 2007)
12th Session (7-18 August, 2006)
11th Session (15-26 August 2005)
10th Session (24 May - 4 June 2004)
9th Session (28 July - 8 August 2003)
8th Session (5-16 August 2002)
7th Session (2-13 July 2001)
6th Session (20-31 March; 3-14 July, 2000)
5th Session (9-27 August, 1999)
4th Session (16-27 March, 1998)
3rd Session (17-27 March, 1997
2nd Session (5-16 August, 1996)
1st Session (27 Feb - 19 March, 1995)

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Latest press release

Seabed Council Concludes Meetings of 17th Session; Elects Members to Legal and Technical Commission; Adopts Decisions on Environmental Management Plan, and on the Work of the Commission; Sets Sights on New Phase of Work for the Authority

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Previous Sessions Documents

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Press releases

SB-17-15 - 21/07/2014
SB-17-17 - 22/07/2011
SB-17-18 - 22/07/2011
SB-17-14 - 21/07/2011
SB-17-12 - 20/07/2011
SB-17-13 - 20/07/2011
SB-17-11 - 19/07/2011
SB-17-9 - 18/07/2011
SB-17-10 - 18/07/2011
SB-17-5 - 14/07/2011