News & Announcements

Capacity Building And Training Program On Dispute Settlement
The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) recently announced its capacity-building and training programme on dispute settlement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (“The Convention”) for 2009-2010. The programme which runs from 1 July 2009 to 31 March 2010 will offer places for 5 participants to  participate in lectures on current...

Sensitization Seminar On The Work Of The International Seabed Authority
A sensitization seminar on the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the work of the Authority and on marine mineral resources of the South  Atlantic Ocean, will be convened jointly by the ISA and the Nigerian Inter ministerial Standing Committee in Abuja, Nigeria between 24 and 26 March 2009. In addition to sensitizing participants to the United...

InterRidge Announces Partnership With ISA Endowment Fund
InterRidge (IR) a non-profit organisation concerned with promoting all aspects of mid-ocean ridge research (their study, use and protection) which can be achieved by international cooperation has announced its partnership with the International Seabed Authority Endowment Fund for the Interidge Student and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for 2009-2011. The ISA Endowment Fund...

Sensitization Seminar On The Work Of The ISA And On The Marine Mineral Resources Of The South And Equatorial Atlantic Ocean
A sensitization seminar on the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the work of the Authority and on marine mineral resources of the South and Equatorial Atlantic Ocean, will be convened by the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil and the International Seabed Authority from 26 to 28 November 2008, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In addition...

Assembly Elects Nii Allotey Odunton Of Ghana As Secretary-General Of The Seabed Authority
The Assembly of the International Seabed Authority, meeting at Kingston, this morning elected by acclamation Nii Allotey Odunton of Ghana as Secretary-General of the Authority for a four-year term from 1 January 2009. The decision, in accordance with article 160, paragraph 2 (b), of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982...

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