JAMAICA, Kingston (21 November 2015) - - On 19 November 2015, a six-member Chinese delegation headed by Mr Lu Hao, Chairman of Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of National People’s Congress of China, visited the...
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JAMAICA, Kingston (14 November 2015) - - ISA continues its call for applications from candidates from developing countries to attend various ISA Contractor training programmes.The training programmes are pursuant to the terms of the contracts for...
JAMAICA, Kingston (14 November 2015) - - Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo, Director of Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) paid a courtesy call on the Authority on Tuesday 10 November 2015.
Professor Rajoo who is in Jamaica...
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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