Extension of the deadline for submission of written comments and proposals by ISA Council members on the first draft of a mechanism for the election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission

Announcement | 14 May 2020

The International Seabed Authority (ISA) Secretariat is pleased to convey to members of the ISA Council that Mr. Vladislav Kurbatskyi, the Facilitator nominated by the Council, has decided to extend the deadline for submission of written comments and proposals on his first draft of a mechanism for the election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission (LTC), submitted on 22 April 2020.

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 (Council2020@isa.org.jm) by 25 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 15 June 2020, which will be circulated to members of the Council.

For enquiries please contact: Ms. Gwenaelle Le Gurun, Legal Officer: glegurun@isa.org.jm

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