The 57th Session of the Cospas-Sarsat Council was held in Paris, France from 5 to 8 December 2016. Mr. Bruno Chazal of CNES (France) chaired the meeting.

141 people, including members of 33 Cospas-Sarsat Participants, five Observer Organizations and the Secretariat took part in the meeting.

CSC-57-OPN Group Photo

Members of the Cospas-Sarsat Council agreed to commence early operational capability (EOC) distribution of MEOSAR distress alert data.

Photo copyright CNES/Hervé Piraud, 2016