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 CARIBE-EWS (ICG/CARIBE EWS). The Ninth Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (ICG/CARIBE EWS-IX), will take place in St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, 13-15 May 2014.
The membership of the ICG/CARIBE-EWS consist of:
• Member States of the IOC from the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions
• Observers from other IOC Member States
• Invited observers from other organizations (including NGOs), programmes and projects in accordance with the IOC rules and procedures.