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OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS: Contractor Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (26 July 2017) - - The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) of the Russian Federation is offering five (5) training places for candidates from developing States, under two separate training programmes, in accordance with its exploration contracts for polymetallic sulphides and cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts. The training...

ISA Secretary-General Hosts Briefing Meeting with Kingston Permanent Representatives
JAMAICA, Kingston (20 July 2017) - Secretary-General Michael Lodge today hosted a meeting with Permanent Representatives based in Kingston to brief them on the work of the Authority at its forthcoming twenty-third session scheduled to be held in Kingston, Jamaica, from 31 July to 18 August 2017. Secretary-General Lodge updated the Permanent Representatives on matters that...

Permanent Representative of Spain Presents Credentials to ISA
JAMAICA, Kingston (26 June 2017) - -  Ambassador Jose Maria Bosch Bessa, of Spain presented his credentials to the Secretary-General, Michael Lodge, as the new Permanent Representative of Spain to the International Seabed Authority on 26 June 2017.   Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Bosch Bessa was Consul General of Spain based in Andorra la Vella....

ISA Holds First Public Forum in Kingston
JAMAICA, Kingston (23 June 2017) - -  The International Seabed Authority hosted its first public forum today at the University of West Indies campus in Kingston. The Authority convened the forum as part of its public outreach to engage with and inform local communities  of the work of the Authority, headquartered in Jamaica since 1994; and its role in the...

ISA Exploration Contractors Meet in Kingston
JAMAICA, Kingston (21 June 2017) - - Twenty-seven technical, legal and scientific experts representing sixteen Exploration Contractors began a two-day workshop today, hosted by the International Seabed Authority in Kingston. The workshop was convened to inform contractors of the progress of the Authority's data management strategy, review its structure, enlist assistance to...

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