Prof. Saito attended the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) 32nd Session of the Assembly as a member of the Japanese delegation. At the Assembly, Prof. Yutaka Michida, AORI, was elected as IOC Chair. This is the first time a Japanese person has been elected as Chairperson since the inception of the IOC in 1960.
From AORI, Prof. Makino and Prof. Harada also attended.
Group photo of the Japanese Delegation
Dinner after the Assembly.