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 now open for two geological and environmental at-sea training opportunities with TOML.

Stakeholder Consultations on draft standards and guidelines | Comments

Latest News

PRESS RELEASE |
Permanent Representative of Gabon H.E. Mr. Michel Xavier Biang presents his credentials to ISA Secretary-General
ANNOUNCEMENT |
Applications now open for two at-sea engineering training opportunities with NORI
PRESS RELEASE |
Additional standards and guidelines released for stakeholder consultation - Deadline extended