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News & Announcements
JAMAICA, Kingston (21 February 2017) - - The Legal and Technical Commission officially opened its meeting session today following an informal workshop and training session held yesterday, 20 February 2017.
The informal workshop was held...
JAMAICA, Kingston (6 February 2017) - - Secretary-General Michael Lodge hosted his first inaugural reception since taking up office at his residence in Kingston, Jamaica on Friday 3 February 2017.
The reception was attended by Permanent...
JAMAICA, Kingston (31 January 2017) - - On 25 January 2017, the Secretary-General of the Authority received an application submitted by the Government of the Republic of Poland for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic...
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