News & Announcements

ISA Secretary-General Talks Deep Seabed Mining at Ocean Board Meeting
JAMAICA, Kingston (16 November 2017) - -  The Authority has done a good job over its 24 years of existence of building its institutional capacity to manage deep seabed mining. Speaking at the special session on deep seabed mining at the 88th meeting of the Ocean Studies Board of the National Academies of Science in Washington, the Secretary-General of the International...

International Seabed Authority and Pew Charitable Trusts
JAMAICA, Kingston (14 November 2017) - - The International Seabed Authority has engaged with the Pew Seabed Mining Project in several areas including partnerships in relation to workshops in environmental matters held in Berlin and a workshop in Uganda earlier this year – the first to be held in a landlocked developing country. Speaking at Pew Charitable Trusts in...

Call for Nominations: Secretary-General Award for Excellence in Deep Sea Research
JAMAICA, Kingston (13 November 2017) - - Secretary-General Michael Lodge today issued a Call for Nominations for the Secretary-General Award for Excellence in Deep Sea Research. The Award is a first for the International Seabed Authority and is one of seven voluntary commitments made by the Authority at the 2017 UN Ocean Conference.  The annual Award is...

International Seabed Authority Holds Briefing Session for Permanent Representatives
JAMAICA, Kingston (9 November 2017) - - The Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, today hosted a briefing session for Kingston-based Permanent Representatives to the Authority. In his brief, Mr Lodge spoke about the Authority’s work in progress following the decisions adopted during the 23rd Session in August. At the briefing session, the Permanent...

Permanent Representative of Cuba Presents Credentials to the International Seabed Authority
JAMAICA, Kingston (7 November 2017) - -  Her Excellency Mrs Inés Fors Fernández, today presented her credentials to Secretary-General, Michael Lodge, as the new Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cuba to the International Seabed Authority.   Ambassador Fors Fernández is also Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Jamaica.   Prior to joining the...

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