News & Announcements

InterRidge Calls For Proposals For 2011 Fellowship Programme In Partnership With ISA Endowment Fund
KINGSTON JAMAICA, 20 January 2011 - - InterRidge (IR) a non-profit organisation concerned with promoting all aspects of mid-ocean ridge research (their study, use and protection), today called for proposals for its 2011 Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme in partnership with theInternational Seabed Authority Endowment Fund. The mission of the Endowment Fund, a...

The Russian Federation Applies For Approval Of Plan Of Work For Exploration For Polymetallic Sulphides
KINGSTON JAMAICA, 10 January 2011 - - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment of the Russian Federation submitted an application to the International Seabed Authority for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic sulphides in the Area. The general location of the application area is on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. In accordance with regulation...

Positive Commitment By Member States Enable ISA Achievements
KINGSTON, JAMAICA 11 December 2010 - - The adoption at the sixteenth session of the Authority of the regulations for prospecting and exploration for polymetallic sulphides was  an important achievement for the Authority made possible by the positive commitment shown by member States in concluding the negotiations on the draft regulations. In his speech at the 65th...

ISA/Tongji University Extends Scholarships Deadline
KINGSTON, JAMAICA  15 November  2010 - - The International Seabed Authority/Tongji University scholarship application deadline has been extended to 31 January 2011. The Scholarships Programme will provide  funding for  3 - 5 candidates from developing countries in the field of marine sciences to pursue Masters or Doctorate degrees in...

ISA Environmental Management Plan Workshop
KINGSTON, JAMAICA 8 November 2010 -- The Workshop to Develop an Environmental Management Plan for the Clarion Clipperton Zone gets underway in Kingston on Monday 8 November 2010 and  will be webcast live on the ISA website The objectives of the workshop are to: Review further the proposal currently under consideration by the Legal and Technical Commission...

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