1st Session (2017)
In accordance with the revised governance structure that entered into force on 8 November 2016, the first session of the Assembly of the International Hydrographic Organization was held in the Rainier III Auditorium in Monaco, from 24 to 28 April 2017.
The 1st Session of the Assembly was attended by just under 350 representatives from 77of the 87 Member States of the IHO, together with 12 non-Member States. Twenty eight representatives from observer international, regional or national organizations also took part in the discussions. A meeting of the Finance Committee was held immediately before the Assembly on 23 April. Two exhibitions, one illustrating the work of the IHO Member States and another provided by 30 commercial exhibitors,ran from 24 to 28 April.