JTRC new

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the Ministry of Natural Resources of China are pleased to announce the first training workshop organized by the ISA-China Joint Training and Research Centre (JTRC) between 24 and 27 May 2022.

The workshop will contribute to enhancing the capacity of national experts from developing States Members of ISA, especially professionals from least developed countries, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States.

The JTRC was established in 2019 to promote capacity-building and the transfer of knowledge and technology to developing countries. This first workshop hosted by the JTRC will take place in a virtual format. It will focus on the survey and assessment of mineral resources in the Area, the characteristics of deep-sea ecosystems and environmental management and the global repository of data from exploration activities in the Area.

The call for nominations of participants has been extended to 6 May 2022. Please visit this link for more information on the nomination process and eligibility criteria.