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Seabed Authority To Finalise Regulatory Regimes For Prospecting And Exploration At 15th Session
The International Seabed Authority will attempt to resolve all outstanding issues in the draft regulatory regimes for prospecting and exploration for polymetallic sulphides and cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts in the deep seabed with the aim of adopting the texts at its fifteenth session in Kingston, Jamaica from 25 May to 5 June 2009. Work on the two sets of regulations...

Seabed Authority To Finalise Regulatory Regimes For Prospecting And Exploration At 15th Session
The International Seabed Authority will attempt to resolve all outstanding issues in the draft regulatory regimes for prospecting and exploration for polymetallic sulphides and cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts in the deep seabed with the aim of adopting the texts at its fifteenth session in Kingston, Jamaica from 25 May to 5 June 2009. Work on the two sets of regulations...

NIO/ISA Launches Technical Assistance Program For Marine Scientific Research
The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO)  and the International Seabed Authority (ISA) today launched the Technical Assistance Program for Marine Scientific Research (TAP-MAR) for qualified professionals, TAP-MAR is being funded by the ISA’s Endowment Fund for selected applicants to participate in a course offered by NIO at its headquarters in Dona Paula, Goa,...

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...

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...

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