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. All session documents are available online here in all six official languages of the UN
The 24th Session will be held in two parts – in March and July 2018. The dates for the first part are 5-9 March for Council and 12-23 March for the Legal & Technical Commission. The dates for the second part are: 2-13 July for the Legal and Technical Commission; 2-6 July for the Finance Committee; 16-20 July for the Council and 23-27 July for the Assembly.