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ANNOUNCEMENT : Workshop Reports
27 January 2020 The ISA Secretariat is pleased to announce that the following workshop reports are now available online: International workshop on the Deep CCZ Biodiversity Synthesis From 1 to 4 October 2019, ISA together with the Deep CCZ Project led by the University of Hawaii, convened an international workshop on the Deep CCZ Biodiversity Synthesis. The workshop...

First African Experts to join ISA’s Secretariat for 2-month deployment as a part of ISA-Africa Union-NORAD ADSR Project
PRESS RELEASE | 23 January 2020 The first two national experts selected in the context of the Africa Deep Seabed Resources (ADSR) project joined the ISA Secretariat on 20 January 2020. A total of 10 experts, including 5 women, from different African States, members of ISA and the African Union, will be deployed with the ISA Secretariat in the course of 2020. The objectives...

Evora workshop progresses discussions on the development of REMP for the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge
PRESS RELEASE  |  02 December 2019 International experts from member States, including developing counties and sponsoring States as well as from the scientific community, and contractors convened at a workshop held to discuss the development of a Regional Environmental Management Plan (REMP) for the Area of the Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge in Évora, Portugal,...

Applications now open for NORI at sea-opportunities through the ISA contractor training programme
ANNOUNCEMENT |  28 November 2019 Applications are now open for four at-sea placement opportunities with Nauru Ocean Resources Inc. (NORI) as part of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) contractor training programme. Nauru nationals are encouraged to apply. ISA is calling for Bachelor, Master or PhD graduates in geology, engineering or other relevant degree...

The International Seabed Authority commemorates its 25th  anniversary at an international conference held in partnership with the Centre for Oceans Law and Policy of the University of Virginia
PRESS RELEASE  |  16 November 2019 Today, 16 November 2019, marks the 25th anniversary of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). To celebrate this momentous occasion, ISA together with the Centre for Oceans Law and Policy of the University of Virginia School...

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