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ISA Council President Calls for Attention to Post-2015 United Nations Development Agenda
KINGSTON, Jamaica (14 July 2015)  - - In his statement as the newly elected President of the Council at the 21st Session of the ISA, Ambassador Peter Thomson of Fiji, has called for Council to take note of the Post 2015-United Nations Sustainable Development Agenda blueprint. The Agenda's 17 sustainable development goals and 169 targets are new...

Chargé d’affaires ad interim of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Presents Credentials to the Authority
JAMAICA, Kingston (3 July 2015) - - On Thursday,  2 July 2015 ,  Mr. Lim Jong Seon, Chargé d’affaires ad interim of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the Authority, Mr. Nii Allotey Odunton, as the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the International Seabed Authority. Mr. Lim entered...

Ambassador Jean-Michel Despax of France Presents Credentials to the Authority
JAMAICA, Kingston (2 July 2015)  - - On 30 June 2015, His Excellency, Mr. Jean-Michel Despax presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the Authority, Mr. Nii Allotey Odunton as the Permanent Representative of the Republic of France to the International Seabed Authority.   Ambassador Despax is a trained engineer who joined the diplomatic service in...

Ambassador Carlos Alberto Michaelsen Den Hartog presents credentials to the Authority
JAMAICA, Kingston (29 June 2015)  - - His Excellency, Mr. Carlos Alberto Michaelsen Den Hartog presented his credentials to the Secretary-General of the Authority on Wednesday, 24 June 2015 as the new Permanent Representative of Brazil. Ambassador Den Hartog’s illustrious career spans over a period of some thirty years with appointments in Brazil and overseas...

ISA and the Centre for International Law Hold Workshop on Mineral Exploitation in the Area
JAMAICA, Kingston (24 June 2015)  - - As part of on-going stakeholder consultation, the International Seabed Authority (ISA), in partnership with the Centre for International  Law (CIL)  of the National  University  of Singapore,  held  a  workshop  on  mineral exploitation in the Area in Singapore on 16-17 June 2015....

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