The 29th Session of the International Seabed Authority

Part I
Legal and Technical Commission 4 – 15 March 2024
Council 18 – 29 March 2024
Part II
Legal and Technical Commission 1 – 12 July 2024
Finance Committee 10 – 12 July 2024
Council 15 – 26 July 2024
Assembly 29 July – 2 August 2024

 

Administrative and Logistic Services

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Transportation

For daily transportation service to and from the Jamaica Conference Centre, please click here.

Accommodation

Various Kingston hotels have special rates for participating members.

  1. Jamaica Pegasus Hotel: Booking Engine 4.0 URL
  2. The Courtleigh Hotel and Suites: Booking Engine 4.0 URL

INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Select link above
  • Select your arrival and departure dates
  • Click APPLY
  • Please note that the rates default as double occupancy, once you have applied the dates, please select the number of guests box at the top left had corner and change to 1 if you are single occupancy, your special single rate will be bookable once you change the number of guests in the room.
  1. The Liguanea Club
  2. AC Hotels Marriott
  3. ROK Hotel Kingston
  4. Spanish Court

 

Please note that the Secretariat of the Authority is not affiliated with any of the hotels listed above. Delegates’ engagement with these hotels is neither within the interest nor at the expense of the Secretariat of the Authority.

 

DAILY JOURNALS

Council
Friday 29 March 2024 EN
Thursday 28 March 2024 EN
Wednesday 27 March 2024 EN
Tuesday 26 March 2024 EN
Monday 25 March 2024 EN
Friday 22 March 2024 EN
Thursday 21 March 2024 EN
Wednesday 20 March 2024 EN
Tuesday 19 March 2024 EN
Monday 18 March 2024 EN

ISBA/29/A/CRP.1

Election to fill vacancies in the Council for the period 2025 to 2028 in accordance with Article 161, Paragraph 3, of the Convention.

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ISBA/29/A/CRP.2

Indicative list of member states of the International Seabed Authority which would fulfil the criteria for membership in the various groups of states in the Council in accordance with section 3, paragraph 15, of the annex to the Agreement for 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/29/C/L.1

Provisional agenda of the Council.

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ISBA/29/C/1

Agenda of the Council

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ISBA/29/C/1/Rev.1

Revised agenda of the Council.

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ISBA/29/C/2

Memorandum of understanding between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the International Seabed Authority.

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ISBA/29/C/3

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/29/C/4/Rev.1

Incidents in the NORI-D contract area, 23 November to 4 December 2023.

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ISBA/29/C/5

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/29/C/6

Status of consultations between the International Seabed Authority and the OSPAR Commission.

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ISBA/29/C/7

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

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ISBA/29/C/8

Report on the relinquishment of 50 per cent of the area allocated to the Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer (Ifremer) under the contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides between the Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer (Ifremer) and the International Seabed Authority.

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ISBA/29/C/9

Statement of the President on the work of the Council of the International Seabed Authority during the first part of the twenty-ninth session. (Advance Unedited Version)

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No Results Found

ISBA/29/LTC/L.1

Provisional agenda of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/29/LTC/1

Agenda of the Legal and Technical Commission

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ISBA/29/LTC/2

Application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for polymetallic massive sulphides by Earth System Science Organization – Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.

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ISBA/29/LTC/3

Application for approval of a plan of work for exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts by Earth System Science Organization – Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.

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ISBA/29/LTC/4

Selection of candidates for training programmes under plans of work for exploration.

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ISBA/29/LTC/5

Criteria for identifying contractors that have responded insufficiently or incompletely, or failed to respond, to the calls from the Council to address issues identified by the Commission in relation to their contractual obligations. (Advance Unedited Version)

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ISBA/29/LTC/6

Modalities for facilitating an exchange of views between contractors and members of the Legal and Technical Commission. (Advance Unedited Version)

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Council

Apr 02, 2024
Kingston, Jamaica – On 29 March 2024, the Council of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) successfully concluded the first part of its 29th session, marking significant progress in the ongoing negotiations of the draft exploitation regulations for mineral resources in the international seabed area (the Area). Under the new leadership of the President of the Council for… Continue reading ISA Council closes the first part of its 29th session with approval of MoU with FAO and further progress in negotiations on the draft exploitation regulations
Mar 19, 2024
Kingston, Jamaica – The Council of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) commenced the first part of its 29th session on Monday, 18 March 2024, setting the stage for two weeks of comprehensive discussions aimed at progressing the discussions on the draft exploitation regulations for mineral resources in the international seabed area (the Area), concluding on… Continue reading ISA Council opens the first part of its 29th session
Mar 05, 2024
Kingston, Jamaica — On 4 March 2024, the Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) officially opened its meetings under Part I of its 29th session, taking place in Kingston, Jamaica, from 4 to 15 March 2024. In welcoming the LTC members, the ISA Secretary-General, H.E. Mr. Michael W. Lodge, emphasized… Continue reading ISA Legal and Technical Commission kicks off Part I of its 29th session