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News & Announcements
JAMAICA, Kingston (23 June 2017) - - The International Seabed Authority hosted its first public forum today at the University of West Indies campus in Kingston.
The Authority convened the forum as part of its public outreach to engage...
JAMAICA, Kingston (21 June 2017) - - Twenty-seven technical, legal and scientific experts representing sixteen Exploration Contractors began a two-day workshop today, hosted by the International Seabed Authority in Kingston....
JAMAICA, Kingston (13 June 2017) - - Addressing the Meeting of States Parties for the first time as Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Michael Lodge drew particular attention to issues for discussion at...
ISA Calendar of Events
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
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 Central Data Repository (CDR) 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. Read more