Member States

There are one hundred and sixty eight (168) members of the International Seabed Authority as at 25 July 2017. A chronological list of ratifications, accessions and successions to the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea (LOSC) is also available online.

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Namibia

Party to LOSC Date:
Monday, April 18, 1983
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, July 28, 1995

Nauru

Party to LOSC Date:
Tuesday, January 23, 1996
Party to Agreement Date:
Tuesday, January 23, 1996

Nepal

Party to LOSC Date:
Monday, November 2, 1998
Party to Agreement Date:
Monday, November 2, 1998

Netherlands

Party to LOSC Date:
Friday, June 28, 1996
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, June 28, 1996

New Zealand

Party to LOSC Date:
Friday, July 19, 1996
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, July 19, 1996

Nicaragua

Party to LOSC Date:
Wednesday, May 3, 2000
Party to Agreement Date:
Wednesday, May 3, 2000

Niger

Party to LOSC Date:
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Party to Agreement Date:
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Nigeria

Party to LOSC Date:
Thursday, August 14, 1986
Party to Agreement Date:
Friday, July 28, 1995

Niue

Party to LOSC Date:
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Party to Agreement Date:
Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Norway

Party to LOSC Date:
Monday, June 24, 1996
Party to Agreement Date:
Monday, June 24, 1996
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