News & Announcements

Positive Commitment By Member States Enable ISA Achievements
KINGSTON, JAMAICA 11 December 2010 - - The adoption at the sixteenth session of the Authority of the regulations for prospecting and exploration for polymetallic sulphides was  an important achievement for the Authority made possible by the positive commitment shown by member States in concluding the negotiations on the draft regulations. In his speech at the 65th...

ISA/Tongji University Extends Scholarships Deadline
KINGSTON, JAMAICA  15 November  2010 - - The International Seabed Authority/Tongji University scholarship application deadline has been extended to 31 January 2011. The Scholarships Programme will provide  funding for  3 - 5 candidates from developing countries in the field of marine sciences to pursue Masters or Doctorate degrees in...

ISA Environmental Management Plan Workshop
KINGSTON, JAMAICA 8 November 2010 -- The Workshop to Develop an Environmental Management Plan for the Clarion Clipperton Zone gets underway in Kingston on Monday 8 November 2010 and  will be webcast live on the ISA website The objectives of the workshop are to: Review further the proposal currently under consideration by the Legal and Technical Commission...

ISA Endowment Awards Four TAP-MAR II Fellowships
The International Seabed Authority  Endowment Fund recently awarded training fellowships to four qualified professionals to participate in a training course offered by the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) in Goa, India. The awardees are Suzan El-Gharapawy of Egypt, Wahiebah Hoosain of South Africa, Schery Umanzor of Costa Rica and William Saleu  of Papua...

Seabed Authority To Hold Environmental Management Workshop In November 2010
KINGSTON, JAMAICA 15th June 2010 -- The International Seabed Authority will be holding an International Workshop to Develop an Environmental Management Plan for the Clarion Clipperton Zone in Kingston, Jamaica, from 8-12 November, 2010.  Consultants will create a proposal outlining an Environmental Management Plan for presentation  at the workshop. The...

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