News & Announcements

Interests of Developing States at the Forefront of the Activities of the International Seabed Authority
JAMAICA, Kingston (4 September 2018) - - “The Law of the Sea Convention not only guarantees the right of all States, rich and poor, to access the mineral resources of the deep seabed, but also assures equality of access to developing States, including the land-locked and geographically disadvantaged States, and small island developing States.” Speaking at a side event on...

Stakeholders Invited to Comment on Revised Draft Regulations on Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Area
JAMAICA, Kingston (30 August 2018) - - Members and  Observers of the Authority as well as other Stakeholders are invited to submit their comments on the revised draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area (ISBA/24/LTC/WP.1/Rev.1 and ISBA/24/C/20) by 30 September 2018 to consultation@isa.org.jm. This follows general agreement at the 24th Session...

Open for Applications: Training Opportunities Under ISA Contractor Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (24 August 2018) - - China Ocean Mineral Resources Research & Development Association (COMRA) and Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte Ltd (OMS) are offering training opportunities to candidates from developing States under their 2019 Training Programme. COMRA COMRA is offering six (6) at-sea training places.  Four (4) candidates with geological/...

ANNOUNCEMENT
The International Seabed Authority expresses its deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences to the United Nations community and the people and Government of Ghana for the passing of H.E. Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Laureate, on 18 August 2018.  The International Seabed Authority extends its condolences to the family of Mr....

ISA/IOM to Host Joint Workshop in Warsaw, Poland
JAMAICA, Kingston (2 August 2018) - - The International Seabed Authority, Interoceanmetal Joint Organization (IOM) and the Ministry of the Environment in Poland are jointly organizing a workshop on Processing Technologies, Metal Recoveries & Economic Feasibility of Deep Sea Mining at the Ministry of Environment in Warsaw, Poland 3-6 September, 2018. The...

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