News & Announcements

ISA Calls for Nominations of Candidates to Legal and Technical Commission and Finance Committee
JAMAICA, Kingston (20 January 2016) - - The International Seabed Authority is calling for nominations by member States, of candidates for election to its Legal and Technical Commission and Finance Committee. Each nomination must be accompanied by a statement of qualification or curriculum vitae setting out the candidate's qualifications and expertise in fields relevant to...

Chinese Delegation Visits ISA Headquarters
JAMAICA, Kingston (21 November 2015) - - On 19 November 2015,  a six-member Chinese delegation headed by Mr Lu Hao, Chairman of Environmental Protection and Resources Conservation Committee of National People’s Congress of China, visited the headquarters of the International Seabed Authority.  During the meeting with the ISA Secretary-General Mr Nii...

Call for Applications: ISA Contractor Training Programmes
JAMAICA, Kingston (14 November 2015) - - ISA continues its call for applications from candidates from developing countries to attend various ISA Contractor training programmes.The training programmes are pursuant to the terms of the contracts for exploration between the contractors and the International Seabed Authority.   Member States are encouraged to ensure...

Director for Malaysia's KLRCA Pays Courtesy Call
JAMAICA, Kingston (14 November 2015) - - Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo, Director of Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) paid a courtesy call on the Authority on Tuesday 10 November 2015.  Professor Rajoo who is in Jamaica on the invitation of the University of the West Indies School of Law shared with the Authority, information about the KLRCA...

ISA and Companhia de Pesquisa de Recursos Minerais of BRAZIL Sign Exploration Contract
KINGSTON, Jamaica (9 November 2015) - - The International Seabed Authority and Companhia De Pesquisa de Recursos Minerais of Brazil (CPRM) have signed a 15-year contract for exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts in the Rio Grande Rise in the South Atlantic Ocean. The Contract was signed today, 9 November 2015, in Brasília, by the Secretary-General of the...

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