News & Announcements
27 January 2020
The ISA Secretariat is pleased to announce that the following workshop reports are now available online:
International workshop on the Deep CCZ Biodiversity Synthesis
From 1 to 4 October 2019...
PRESS RELEASE | 23 January 2020
The first two national experts selected in the context of the Africa Deep Seabed Resources (ADSR) project joined the ISA Secretariat on 20 January 2020. A total of 10 experts, including 5 women, from...
PRESS RELEASE | 02 December 2019
International experts from member States, including developing counties and sponsoring States as well as from the scientific community, and contractors convened at a workshop held to discuss the...
The "Mining Code" refers to the whole of the comprehensive set of rules, regulations and procedures issued by the International Seabed Authority to regulate prospecting, exploration and exploitation of marine minerals in the international seabed Area...read more
Documents and Resources
ISA Calendar of Events
A principal function of the Authority is to regulate deep seabed mining and to give special emphasis to ensuring that the marine environment is protected from any harmful effects which may arise from mining activities including exploration and exploitation. Read more
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Central Database Repository
The data repository holds centralized data of public and private information on marine mineral resources acquired from various institutions worldwide. The Authority uses this data to standardize and evaluate data for quantitative mineral assessments. The ISA Database is the newest addition. Read more