JAMAICA, Kingston (1 November 2018) – – The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Republic of Korea (MOF-ROK) in accordance with the contract for the exploration for polymetallic nodules with the International Seabed Authority, is offering three (3) training places to candidates from developing states under its 2019 training programme:

  • Two (2) At-Sea training places onboard the RV Kilo-Moana, a cruise organized by the Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) between March and April 2019.

  • One (1) internship placement will allow a successful candidate to work with the KIOST science and policy team for one year.

All applications for the above training programmes should be submitted by the deadlines through the online training portal OR via email, in one of the official languages of the Authority, to using the relevant application forms.

One of the Voluntary Commitments made by the ISA at the UN Ocean Conference 2017 was “Enhancing the role of women in marine scientific research through capacity building”. We therefore strongly encourage suitably qualified women to apply for these training opportunities.

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