The 33rd ICRI General Meeting (GM), and the first one under the 2018-2020 Australia, Indonesia and Monaco Secretariat, was held from December 5th to 7th in Monaco. Through the support from Sweden and Monaco, delegates from several countries and organisations were able to attend and participate in the meeting. In total, 87 delegates from 43 ICRI member countries (21) and organisations attended the meeting. The meeting was opened by His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco and welcoming remarks were given by H.E. Susi Pudjiastuti, Minister of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia and H.E. Angus McKenzie, Australian Ambassador to UNESCO.