The IOC Assembly at its Twenty-third Session decided, by Resolution XXIII-13, to create the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (CARIBE-EWS) and to establish an Intergovernmental Coordination Group for it (ICG/CARIBE-EWS). The Twelfth Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS-XII) will be held in Punta Leona, Costa Rica, 10–12 May 2017 - please note these dates are yet TBC).
IOC Resolution XXIII-13 stipulated that the membership of the ICG/CARIBE-EWS should consist of:
The meeting agenda is technical in nature and delegates should be prepared to participate in the technical discussions.
The working languages of the meeting are English, French and Spanish.