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Ambassador Of Panama Presents Credentials To The ISA Secretary-General
H.E. Mr Jorge Enrique Constantino Gonzalez presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Panama to the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority on Thursday 6 December 2012. Ambassador Constantino’s  diplomatic career began in 1971 when he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Panama.   He has travelled widely representing his...

Ambassador Of Japan Presents Credentials To The ISA Secretary-General
H.E. Mr.  Yasuo Takase presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Japan to the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority on Wednesday 5 December 2012. Ambassador Takase began his career in 1976 when he entered the Ministry of Foreign Service.  Over the years  he has held many overseas key postings in North America, Africa, and...

Ambassador Of Italy Presents Credentials To The Secretary-General
HE Mr. Paolo Serpi, presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Italy to the International Seabed Authority, to the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority on 14 November 2012. Ambassador Serpi has enjoyed a distinguished diplomatic career beginning in 1983 when he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Italy. He has served his country...

Russia Signs Exploration Contract With ISA
The International Seabed Authority and Russia signed a 15-year contract for prospecting and exploration for polymetallic sulphides located in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday 29 October 2012. The contract was signed by the Secretary-General of the Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and the Deputy Minister of Natural Resources, Denis Khramov. The Authority has previously signed...

Ambassador Of Belgium Presents Credentials To The Secretary-General
H.E. Mrs Godelieve Van den Bergh, presented her credentials to the International Seabed Authority, to the International Seabed Authority on 10 October 2012. Ambassador Van den Bergh commenced her career in 1980 with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Belgium.  She has represented Belgium with many international postings to Europe, North America, South America and the...

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