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International Seabed Authority Marks Twentieth Anniversary
The Assembly of the International Seabed Authority yesterday (22 July) held a day-long special session to commemorate the organisation’s twentieth anniversary with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, noting in a message, that the ongoing development by the Authority of a comprehensive set of rules governing seabed mining would go a long way towards helping States...

ISA Opens Historic 20th Session in Kingston; Elects President and Adopts Agenda
The International Seabed Authority, celebrating twenty years in existence, began its annual session this morning at Kingston, with its two major organs - the Assembly and the Council - electing their presidents and approving their indicative work programme for the next ten days. The Assembly also elected three vice-presidents, a member to the Authority’s Finance Committee...

ISA to Observe Twentieth Anniversary at Annual Session (Kingston 14-25 July 2014)
Agenda Items Includes Election of Nearly Half its Executive Council, Drafting of Marine Minerals Mining Code and Consideration of Applications for Seabed Exploration Contracts The Jamaica-based International Seabed Authority will commemorate its twentieth anniversary, elect nearly half its executive Council and begin elaboration of a mining code for deep seabed...

The Government of the Republic of Korea and ISA Sign Exploration Contract
The International Seabed Authority and the Government of the Republic of Korea have signed a 15-year contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides.‎ The contract was signed in Kingston on 24 June 2014 by the Secretary-General of the Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and in Seoul on 15 June 2014 by the Honourable Minister of Oceans and Fisheries of the Republic of Korea,...

State Oceanic Administrator Of China Pays Visit To The International Seabed Authority
On 14 June 2014, Mr. Liu Cigui, Administrator of the State Oceanic Administration of the People’s Republic of China, visited the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority. He was accompanied by a five member delegation from China and Ambassador Dong Xiaojun, Permanent Representative of China to the International Seabed Authority in Kingston. Mr. Liu Cigui, met with...

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