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InterRidge/ISA Endowment Fund Awards Three Fellowships
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 16 June 2011 - - The Interridge/ISA Endowment Fund Fellowship Programme recently awarded fellowships to three students from developing countries. The three successful applicants are Mr. Girish Beedessee (Mauritius), Mr. Srinivas Rao (India) and Mr. Sabyasachi Sautya of India. Mr. Girish Beedessee is currently working at the Mauritius Oceanography...

Four Pending Applications For Exploration Contracts Represent New Milestone For Seabed Authority
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 13 June 2011 - - The most important substantive issue to be considered during the forthcoming Session will be the consideration of four pending applications for exploration contracts in the Area. Speaking at the 21st Meeting of the States Parties to the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea in New York, Mr. Nii A. Odunton, the Secretary-General of the...

ISA/Tongji Programme Awards Five Scholarships
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 8 June 2011 - - Five candidates from ISA member States have been awarded scholarships for Master and Doctorate Degrees under the ISA-Tongji Scholarship Programme at the Tongji University's School of Oceanic and Earth Sciences in China. The recipients for the Master Degree scholarships are Mr. Adolfo Jose Albino of the Republic of Mozambique to be...

Permanent Representatives Present Credentials To The International Seabed Authority
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, 1 June 2011 - - Representatives of two member States presented their credentials to the Secretary‐General of the International Seabed Authority in May 2011. They were Ambassador Zheng Qingdian of the Chinese Embassy and Ambassador Antonio Francisco da Costa e Silva Neto of the Brazilian Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica. Ambassador Zhen Qingdian presented...

Seabed Authority To Hold Elections For Finance Committee At 17th Session
KINGSTON JAMAICA, 18 May 2011 - - The International Seabed Authority will hold elections for its Finance Committee during its 17th Session in July. Nominations have been received from 15 countries as follows: AUNG, Zaw Minn (Myanmar)  ARMAS-PFIRTER, Frida Maria (Argentina)   BAKANOV, Aleksey P. (Russian Federation)  CHOUDHARY, Pradip K. (India)...

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