News & Announcements

ISA Secretary-General Highlights the Process of Regulatory Development as well as the Need to Establish Additional Regional Environmental Management Plans
JAMAICA, Kingston (18 February 2018) - - Fifty years ago, the international community took a decision to set aside the resources of the seabed beyond national jurisdiction as the common heritage of mankind and to place its administration in the hands of an international organization to be created for that specific purpose. Speaking at the Workshop on the draft regulations...

Message from Secretary-General Michael Lodge On the Occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science
JAMAICA, Kingston (11 February 2018) - - Science, technology and innovation are powerful and dynamic drivers of progress in our world, and are essential for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The role of Women and girls is central to this effort. Ensuring their ready and meaningful access to the possibilities it offers will be instrumental to...

The International Seabed Authority Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations
JAMAICA, Kingston (11 January 2018) - - The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority has released the submissions from member States and other stakeholders to the “Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area” (ISBA/23/LTC/CRP.3*) issued by the Secretariat on 25 August 2017, including responses to the list of questions contained in document...

OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS : 2018 ISA/Contractor Training Programmes
JAMAICA, Kingston (5 January 2018) - - The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea (MOF-ROK), L'Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer ( IFREMER), Interoceanmetal Joint Organization (IOM) and China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA) are offering places for candidates from developing States under their...

OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: 2018 GSR Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (1 December 2017) - - Global Sea Mineral Resources NV (GSR), is offering five places for candidates from developing States under its 2018 contractor training programme. The five training opportunities are for: One fellowship to attend the 2-year Master of Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management (Oceans & Lakes) programme...

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