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The Assembly is the highest Governing Body of the Organization. It consists of all Member States and it meets once every two years in regular sessions, but may also meet in an extraordinary session if necessary. The Assembly is responsible to: Additional details regarding the Assembly can be found in the Rules of Procedure of the Assembly.

The United States is represented on the Assembly by the Coast Guard. The Head of Delegation for Assembly is the Coast Guard's Commandant, ADM Papp. ADM Papp is supported by the Alternate Heads of Delegation, Mr. Jeffrey Lantz and Mr. Thomas Johnson, the Administrative Program Manager LCDR Matthew Frazee, and the various delegation advisors.

Next Session: 29th Session of the Assembly (A29)

IMO Meeting

Meeting Date: 2015
Meeting Location: IMO Headquarters, London, England

U.S. Public Meeting

The U.S. delegation holds a public meeting several weeks prior to departing for the IMO meeting. The purpose of the public meeting is to provide an opportunity for the public to interface with the Coast Guard on the U.S. position for each agenda item. The basic meeting details are below, however for more information please contact LCDR Matt Frazee.
Meeting Date: TBD
Meeting Location: Coast Guard Headquarters
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE
Washington, DC 20593

Previous Sessions

The provisional agenda and list of resolutions adopted from the most recent Assembly sessions are provided for your reference.

Additional Documentation

Additional Assembly meeting documents can be made available by the Coast Guard for U.S. citizens only. Please contact LCDR Matt Frazee if you would like to obtain additional Assembly documents.

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