Meeting of the Assembly

The 25th Session of the International Seabed Authority

First and Second Meetings of the Open-Ended Ad Hoc Working Group of the Council 2019

Documents List for the first meeting of an open-ended informal working group of the Council in respect of the development and negotiation of the financial terms of a contract under article 13, paragraph 1 of Annex III to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and under section 8 of the Annex to the Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 to be held in Kingston, 21-22 February 2018

Documents List for the Second Meeting of an open-ended informal working group of the Council in respect of the development and negotiation of the financial terms of a contract under article 13, paragraph 1 of Annex III to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and under section 8 of the Annex to the Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 to be held in Kingston, 11-12 July 2019.

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MIT Presentation: A Comparison of Four Economic Models

MIT Presentation

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MIT Presentation: Decision Analysis Framework & Review of Cash Flow Approach

MIT Presentation

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ISBA/25/C/L.1

Provisional Agenda of the Council

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ISBA/25/C/L.2

Algeria, on behalf of the African Group, and Brazil, on behalf of the Latin American and Caribbean States Group: draft decision*

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ISBA/25/C/L.4

Draft decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to financial and budgetary matters

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ISBA/25/C/1

Agenda of the Council

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ISBA/25/C/2

Comments on the draft regulations on the exploitation of mineral resources in the Area

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ISBA/25/C/3

Content and development of standards and guidelines for activities in the Area under the Authority’s regulatory framework

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ISBA/25/C/4

Relationship between the draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area and regional environmental management plans

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ISBA/25/C/5

Implementing an inspection mechanism for activities in the Area

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ISBA/25/C/6

Delegation of functions by the Council and regulatory efficiency

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ISBA/25/C/7

Letter dated 17 December 2018 from the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority for the Enterprise addressed to the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority

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ISBA/25/C/8

Implementing the precautionary approach to activities in the Area

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ISBA/25/C/9

Status of contracts for exploration and related matters, including information on the periodic review of the implementation of approved plans of work for exploration

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ISBA/25/C/10

Consideration of a mechanism and process for the independent review of environmental plans and performance assessments under the regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area

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ISBA/25/C/11

Key terms: distinguishing between good industry practice and best practices under the draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area

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ISBA/25/C/12

Implementation of the decision of the Council relating to the reports of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission in 2018

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ISBA/25/C/12/Add.1

Implementation of the decision of the Council relating to the reports of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission in 2018

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ISBA/25/C/13

Implementation of the Authority’s strategy for the development of regional environmental management plans for the Area

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ISBA/25/C/14

Election to fill a vacancy on the Legal and Technical Commission in accordance with article 163, paragraph 7, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

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ISBA/25/C/15

Report of the Chair on the outcome of the first meeting of an open-ended working group of the Council in respect of the development and negotiation of the financial terms of a contract under article 13, paragraph 1, of annex III to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and section 8 of the annex to the Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982

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ISBA/25/C/CRP.2

List of Delegations to Session 1 of the Council (25 February - 1 March 2019)

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ISBA/25/C/16

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority for the Enterprise

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ISBA/25/C/17

Statement by the President of the Council on the work of the Council during the first part of the twenty-fifth session

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ISBA/25/C/17/Add. 1

Statement of the President of the Council of the International Authority on the work of the Council during the second part of the twenty-fifth session. Addendum

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ISBA/25/C/18

Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area

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ISBA/25/C/19

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission on the work of the Commission at the first part of its twenty-fifth session

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ISBA/25/C/19/Add.1

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission on the work of the Commission at the second part of its twenty-fifth session

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ISBA/25/C/20

Report on the public consultation organized by Belgium.  Submitted by the delegation of Belgium

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ISBA/25/C/21

The use of electronic monitoring systems as an effective way to remotely monitor the activities in the Area. Submitted by the delegation of Belgium

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ISBA/25/C/22

Proposed procedure for the election of members of the Commission. Submitted by the delegation of Belgium

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ISBA/25/C/23

Election to fill a vacancy on the Legal and Technical Commission in accordance with article 163, paragraph 7, of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

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ISBA/25/C/24

Laws, regulations and administrative measures adopted by sponsoring States and other members of the International Seabed Authority with respect to the activities in the Area, and related matters, including a comparative study of existing national legislation

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ISBA/25/C/25

Recommendations on legal liability.  Submitted by the African Group

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ISBA/25/C/26

Issues relating to the operation of the Enterprise, in particular the legal, technical and financial implications for the Authority and for States parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority for the Enterprise

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ISBA/25/C/27

Revised suggestions for facilitating the work of the International Seabed Authority.  Submitted by the delegation of Germany

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ISBA/25/C/28-ISBA/25/A/9

Amendments to the staff regulations of the International Seabed Authority

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ISBA/25/C/29

Comments on the draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area.  Submitted by the delegation of Germany 

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ISBA/25/C/30

Report and recommendations of the Legal and Technical Commission to the Council relating to an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic nodules by the Beijing Pioneer Hi-Tech Development Corporation

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ISBA/25/C/31-ISBA/25/A/10

Report of the Finance Committee

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ISBA/25/C/32

Report of the Chair on the outcome of the second meeting of the open-ended working group of the Council in respect of the development and negotiation of the financial terms of a contract under article 13, paragraph 1, of annex III to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and section 8 of the annex to the Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 

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ISBA/25/C/33

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to an application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic nodules submitted by the Beijing Pioneer Hi-Tech Development Corporation 

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ISBA/25/C/34

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to financial and budgetary matters

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ISBA/25/C/35

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority concerning the staff regulations of the Authority 

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ISBA/25/C/36

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority for the Enterprise

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ISBA/25/C/37

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the reports of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission

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ISBA/25/C/WP.1

Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area. Prepared by the Legal and Technical Commission

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