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Seabed Authority Opens 17th Session In Kingston, Elects Presiding Officers And Adopts Agendas
The International Seabed Authority began its seventeenth session today with an extensive agenda which includes finalization of a regime for prospecting and exploration for cobalt-rich crusts in the deep seabed Area and action on pending applications for exploratory contracts. Peter Thomson, Permanent Representative of Fiji to the United Nations, was this morning elected...

Applications For Exploration Contracts; Historic Advisory Opinion In Crowded Agenda Of ISA 17th Session
Applications for Exploration Contracts; Historic Advisory Opinion  on the Responsibilities and Obligations of Sponsoring States  among Substantive Issues in Crowded Agenda of  Seabed Authority 17th Session Other topics include finalization of regulations for exploration of  cobalt-rich crusts in Area; and election of members of two bodies...

InterRidge/ISA Endowment Fund Awards Three Fellowships
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 16 June 2011 - - The Interridge/ISA Endowment Fund Fellowship Programme recently awarded fellowships to three students from developing countries. The three successful applicants are Mr. Girish Beedessee (Mauritius), Mr. Srinivas Rao (India) and Mr. Sabyasachi Sautya of India. Mr. Girish Beedessee is currently working at the Mauritius Oceanography...

Four Pending Applications For Exploration Contracts Represent New Milestone For Seabed Authority
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 13 June 2011 - - The most important substantive issue to be considered during the forthcoming Session will be the consideration of four pending applications for exploration contracts in the Area. Speaking at the 21st Meeting of the States Parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea in New York, Mr. Nii A. Odunton, the Secretary-General of the...

ISA/Tongji Programme Awards Five Scholarships
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 8 June 2011 - - Five candidates from ISA member States have been awarded scholarships for Master and Doctorate Degrees under the ISA-Tongji Scholarship Programme at the Tongji University's School of Oceanic and Earth Sciences in China. The recipients for the Master Degree scholarships are Mr. Adolfo Jose Albino of the Republic of Mozambique to be...

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