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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...

Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nauru appointed to the International Seabed Authority
PRESS RELEASE  | 13 November 2019 Today, the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Mr. Michael W. Lodge welcomed H.E. Margo Deiye, as the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Nauru to ISA. Ambassador Deiye has served as a member of the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Nauru to the United Nations since 2012, where she has...

World Science Day for Peace and Development
STATEMENT by Michael W Lodge, ISA Secretary-General JAMAICA, Kingston (10 November 2019) – If the cross-cutting role of ocean science in furthering the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is widely recognized, then the contribution of deep-sea marine scientific research to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) should also be fully realized. In fact,...

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