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 four at-sea training opportunities with MOF-KOREA (PMS) | Deadline: 31 August 2022

Applications for two at-sea training opportunities with MOF-KOREA (CFC) | Deadline: 31 July 2022

Applications for five at-sea training opportunities with DORD | Deadline: 31 July 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