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ISA Launches Its ISBA-HQ App For Mobile Devices
The ISA today launched its free mobile application for mobile devices using iOS and Android platforms. Android users can download the App from Google Play and iOS users can download the App from iTunes. Given the specific nature of ISA’s work in seabed mining, technology and environmental protection, the App will enable the Authority to promote its mandate...

Conference Room Papers CRP1 And CRP2 For Council Election 2014
Conference Room Papers CRP1 and CRP2 have been prepared by the Secretariat to facilitate the forthcoming election of one-half of the members of the Council for the period 2015 to 2018. In accordance with the Convention and the decisions of the Assembly, the terms of office of 17 of the members of the Council will end on 31 December 2014.  The vacancies in each of the...

China Ocean Mineral Resources Research And Development Association(COMRA) And ISA Sign Exploration Contract
The International Seabed Authority and China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA) signed a 15-year contract for exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts in Beijing on 29‎ April 2014.‎ The contract was signed by the Secretary-General of the Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and the Secretary-General of COMRA, Jiancai Jin. Under the...

Delegation Of Saudi Arabia Pay Field Visit To The Authority
​On 7 April 2014, a group of 8 young Saudi Arabian Government Officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Saudi Royal Court paid a field visit to the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority. The visit was part of a training programme in public international law offered by the Ministry and organized by the London-based public international law firm...

Seabed Authority Launchers "Stakeholder Survey" on Mineral Exploitation Code
The International Seabed Authority today launched a Stakeholder Survey Questionnaire aimed at soliciting relevant information for the development of a regulatory framework for the exploitation of minerals in the Area from members of the Authority and current and future stakeholders.   The objective of the survey is to begin a process of stakeholder engagement...

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