Building peace in the minds of men and women

30th Session of the IOC Assembly

The Assembly of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, composed of 150 Member States, establishes IOC-UNESCO's general policy and main lines of work. The IOC Assembly meets once per biennium, while an Executive Council meets every year.

The Assembly is meeting at UNESCO Headquarters for its 30th session in Paris on 26 June - 4 July 2019. It was preceded by the 52nd session of the IOC Executive Council on 25 June.

Key links:

Agenda and Official Documents

Ocean Science Day 2019

Memorial Lectures

Side Events

NEW Photos

Cross-thematic links:

UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Global Ocean Science Report


You can also find more information on the IOC Home:


For more information, please contact:

Patrice Boned (p.boned(at)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission