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The Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) will be holding its Sixth General Assembly at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC) on 3rd November 2017. The Assembly will be preceded by the Tenth WIOMSA Scientific Symposium, which will be held at the same place from 30th October to 2nd November 2017. The General Assembly is a statutory triennial meeting, which is designed to guide the operations of the Association. It is open to all members as follows:

1.    Individual members

2.    Associate members

3.    Fellow members

4.    Honorary members

5.    Student members and

6.    Representatives of Corporate and Institutional members.

With this note, all WIOMSA members are invited to attend the Sixth General Assembly that will be held at JNICC on 3rd November 2017 from 8:30 am to 13:00 pm.

Furthermore as per Article 9.1.1 (3), the Assembly may invite, as observers, guests and representatives from other institutions and organizations, but they shall not have the right to vote or engage themselves in activities that may influence the vote. All non-members who will be in Dar es Salaam for the Symposium are also invited to attend the General Assembly.

The Agenda of the Assembly and relevant documents will be circulated in few weeks time. Opportunities will be availed for members who will be unable to attend the Assembly to provide their inputs on the reports that will be presented in the Assembly for deliberations.

We are looking forward to your participation in the Assembly.

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