News & Announcements

ISA and the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources of Germany Sign Exploration Contract
KINGSTON, Jamaica (6 May 2015) - - The International Seabed Authority and the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources of the Federal Republic of Germany (BGR) have signed a 15-year contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides in the Central Indian Ocean in the presence of Matthias Machnig, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic...

Call for Applications for ISA Endowment Fund Travel Bursaries
JAMAICA, Kingston (4 May 2015) - - ISA/INDEEP is calling for applications from established scientists, students and researchers from developing States to attend the Deep-Sea Biology Symposium (DSBS) through the ISA Endowment Fund bursary scheme. The bursary scheme will fund six students/researchers to attend the DSBS which will be held from 31 August to 5 September...

ISA Announces UKSRL Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (30 April 2015) - - As part of its training proposal and in line with its Contract for exploration for polymetallic nodules with the ISA, the UK Seabed Resources Ltd (UKSRL) has contracted Plymouth University to provide training opportunities for two trainees from developing States in 2015. One trainee will receive on-land training in the...

Ambassador of Belgium presents credentials to the Secretary-General
JAMAICA, Kingston (29 April 2015) -- His Excellency, Mr. Guy Sevrin, Ambassador of Belgium, presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Belgium  to the International Seabed Authority, to the Secretary-General of the Authority, Mr. Nii Allotey Odunton on Tuesday 28 April 2015.  Ambassador Sevrin commenced his diplomatic career in 1991 and...

Ambassador of Spain presents credentials to the Secretary-General
His Excellency, Mr. Anibal Julio Jiménez Y Abascal, Ambassador of Spain, presented his credentials as the Permanent Representative of Spain to the International Seabed Authority, to the Secretary-General of the Authority, Mr. Nii Allotey Odunton on Thursday, 23 April 2015. Ambassador Abascal began his diplomatic career in 1973 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Spain and...

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