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Monaco strengthens cooperation with ISA to boost deep sea marine scientific research through support to the SG’s Award for Excellence in Deep Sea Research and the Endowment Fund for Marine Scientific Research
PRESS RELEASE | 27 February 2019 The Principality of Monaco announced today that it has pledged extraordinary support to the programmes and initiatives of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) that promote and encourage deep sea marine scientific research. More specifically, the € 20,000 grant announced by Monaco will be allocated to the Secretary-General’s...

1st Part of the 25th Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA)| Highlights for Tuesday, 26 February 2019
PRESS RELEASE | 27 February 2019  On Tuesday, the Council of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) continued its deliberations on components of the draft regulations for exploitation of mineral resources in the Area, focusing on: regulatory efficiency, including potential delegation of functions by the Council to the Secretariat; the...

1st Part of the 25th Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA)
PRESS RELEASE | 26 February 2019 On Monday, the Council of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) opened for the first part of the 25th annual session in Kingston, Jamaica. The Council elected its President and Vice-Presidents for 2019, addressed organizational matters, and heard reports on the status of exploration contracts, the implementation of the 2018...

Annual ISA Council Session opens in Kingston with spotlight on draft regulations for commercial deep seabed mining
PRESS RELEASE |  25 February 2019 The 25th Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) opened in Kingston, Jamaica, today with its gaze focused on the development of draft exploitation regulations for minerals in the international seabed area, and other regulatory matters. Representatives from Member States, international organizations, civil society...

Twenty-fifth Annual Session of ISA
PRESS RELEASE | 25 February 2019  The first part of the 25th annual session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) will consist of a meeting of the ISA Council convening from 25 February-1 March 2019 and a meeting of the Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) from 4-15 March 2019, in Kingston, Jamaica. The meeting arrangement follows the revised schedule, decided at...

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