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.

Announcements

Applications for training opportunities with COMRA (PMS) | Deadline: 8 October 2021

Applications for training opportunities with COMRA (PMN) | Deadline: 8 October 2021

Applications for training opportunities with MOES, India | Deadline: 11 October 2021

Applications for engineering training with China Minmetals Corp. | Deadline: 8 October 2021

Applications for a Master’s degree scholarship with NORI | Deadline: 27 September 2021

Applications for undergraduate scholarships with Marawa | Deadline: 27 September 2021

Latest News

PRESS RELEASE |
Dates of 26th Session of International Seabed Authority Council and Assembly announced
PRESS RELEASE |
First webinar in new ISA Marine Scientific Research Information Series for Africa raises awareness of deep-sea mineral resources and technologies of African Members States
ANNOUNCEMENT |
ISA Legal and Technical Commission announces the selection of candidates to benefit from CMC training opportunities