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Sustainable Blue Economy Conference Nairobi, Kenya 26-28 November 2018 (23 November 2018) How can the sustainable development of deep seabed minerals contribute to the Blue Economy and the achievement of the 2030 Agenda? What can be done to ensure the protection and preservation of the marine environment as well as equitable sharing of financial and economic benefits...

Jihyun Lee of Korea appointed Director at the International Seabed Authority
The Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) Mr. Michael Lodge is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jihyun Lee, of the Republic of Korea as Director of the Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources (OEMMR).  Ms. Lee is the first woman, and Korean national to be appointed as a Director at ISA.  She brings with her over...

Call for Applications: Republic of Korea Contractor Training Opportunities
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...

ISA To Hold Workshop on Fostering Cooperation to Promote Sustainable Development of Africa’s Deep Seabed Resources in Abidjan
JAMAICA, Kingston (19 October 2018) - -  The International Seabed Authority, African Mineral Development Centre (AMDC) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) will co-host a workshop on Fostering cooperation to promote sustainable development of Africa’s deep seabed resources in support of Africa’s Blue Economy in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire from 22-...

ISA and ICPC to Hold Second Workshop on Deep Seabed Mining and Submarine Cables
JAMAICA, Kingston (11 October 2018) - The Government of Thailand, the International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the International Cable Protection Committee (ICPC) will hold a second workshop on Deep Seabed Mining and Submarine Cables in Bangkok, Thailand from 29-30 October 2018. On 10-11 March 2015, the ICPC and the ISA held a workshop on “Submarine Cables and Deep Seabed...

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