Statements by the ISA at the The first session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ)

Agenda Item 6 : General Exchange of Views

Agenda Item 7: Capacity building and transfer of marine technology

Agenda Item 7: Measures such as area-based management tools, including marine protected areas

Agenda Item 7: Environmental impact assessments

Agenda Item 7: Marine genetic resources including questions on the sharing of benefits



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  • Presentation | Increasing the participation of Developing States in the Capacity Building Programmes of the International Seabed Authority
  • Presentation | The Impact of the ISA-Contractor Training Programme: ‘A Trainee’s Perspective'
  • Presentation | Deep Sea Biodiversity Inventorization - India Contribution