Made up of 167 Member States, and the European Union, the International Seabed Authority is mandated under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea to organize, regulate and control all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area for the benefit of mankind as a whole.

In so doing, ISA has the duty to ensure the effective protection of the marine environment from harmful effects that may arise from deep-seabed related activities.


Applications for at-sea on-board training opportunities with Companhia de Pesquisa de Recursos Minerais, Brazil | Deadline : 28 January 2022

Internship: Public Information Intern | Deadline: 29 April 2022

Consultancy for a desktop analysis of the economic benefits to Jamaica of the presence of the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) in Jamaica.

Applications for training opportunities with the China Ocean Mineral Resources R & D Association | NEW Deadline : 28 February 2022

Consultancy Announcement: Resource Mobilization Strategy Consultant | Deadline: 20 January 2022

Job Opening Announcement: Scientific Officer (Marine Scientific Research) | Deadline: 27 January 2022

Report Launch | The Contribution of the International Seabed Authority to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Report Launch | The Law of the Sea: An Ocean of Opportunity for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS

Applications for one at-sea training opportunity with NORI | Deadline: 31 January 2022

Latest News

Deadline extended to 31 January for seven training opportunities provided by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
Three African experts complete deployment programme in ISA Secretariat under the ADSR project
​​​​​​​Circular Metals Tuvalu Ltd. applies for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic nodules

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