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The International Seabed Authority (ISA) Secretariat is pleased to present to members of the ISA Council, the first draft of a mechanism for the election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) submitted on 22 April 2020, by Mr. Vladislav Kurbatskiy, Facilitator nominated by the Council.

The draft can be downloaded here

All members of the ISA Council are invited to provide written comments and proposals on the Facilitator’s first draft via email to the Secretariat ( by 15 May 2020. This feedback will be conveyed to the Facilitator and will enable the intersessional work as envisaged in the decision of the Council on this subject (ISBA/26/C/9).

After reviewing the comments and proposals, the Facilitator will submit an amended draft to the Secretariat by 5 June 2020, which will be circulated to members of the Council.

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Ms. Gwenaelle Le Gurun, Legal Officer:  or


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