News & Announcements
ANNOUNCEMENT | 19 September 2019
The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is calling for expressions of interest from government representatives from African countries, members of ISA, for a two-month secondment with the Organization to...
Press Release | 13 September 2019
A high-level workshop on ‘Deep-seabed Resources and the Blue Economy,’ organized by the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in partnership with the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, was held in Nay Pyi...
Call for Proposals | 11 September 2019
FOR A STUDY OF THE POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF POLYMETALLIC NODULES PRODUCTION FROM THE AREA ON THE ECONOMIES OF DEVELOPING LAND-BASED PRODUCERS OF THOSE METALS WHICH ARE LIKELY TO BE MOST SERIOUSLY AFFECTED...
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