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Secretary-General Presents Work Progress of the Authority
JAMAICA, Kingston (31 May 2018) - - “As one of the institutions created by the Law of the Sea Convention, the International Seabed Authority has a critical role to play in international ocean governance.“ Speaking at the Sixth International Symposium on Scientific and Legal Aspects of the Regimes of the Continental Shelf and the Area in Wuzhen, China, Secretary-General...

Open for Applications: China MinMetals Corporation (CMC) 2018/2019 Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (31 May 2018) - - China Minmetals Corporation (CMC), in accordance with its exploration contract for polymetallic nodules with the International Seabed Authority, is offering four (4) At-Sea training places for candidates from developing States within its 2018/2019 training programme.    Two candidates will undergo environmental exploration...

ISA Secretariat Releases Revised Draft Regulations on Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Area
JAMAICA, Kingston (30 May 2018) - - The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority has released the advance and unedited text (English only) of the Draft Regulations on Exploitation of Mineral Resources in the Area (ISBA/24/LTC/WP.1). The revised draft incorporates the consideration of a number of requests addressed to the Legal & Technical Commission by the...

ISA/COMRA Co-host Workshop on the Development of REMP for Cobalt-Rich Ferromanganese Crusts in China
JAMAICA, Kingston (27 May 2018) - -  The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA) are co-hosting a workshop on the Development of a Regional Environmental Management Plan (REMP) for the Cobalt-Rich Ferromanganese Crusts in the northwest Pacific Ocean in Qingdao, Shandong Province, China, from...

Open for Applications: Deep Ocean Resources Development Co., (DORD) 2019 Training Programme
JAMAICA, Kingston (23 May 2018) - - Deep Ocean Resources Development Co., Ltd. (DORD), in accordance with its exploration contract for polymetallic nodules with the International Seabed Authority, is offering five (5) At-Sea training places for candidates from developing States within its 2019 training programme.    The objective of the training is to expose...

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