Board of ISA Partnership Fund grants 552,500 USD to bolster deep-sea research, innovation, and capacity development in Africa, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean

The Board of the Partnership Fund of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) approved five new projects for a total value of 552,500 USD during its second meeting held on 29 January 2024 to support deep-sea research, innovation and capacity development in Africa, the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean. These projects represent the second batch of initiatives supported by the ISA Partnership Fund (ISAPF), following its establishment in August 2022 by the ISA Assembly.

DEADLINE EXTENDED – ISA and UNTBLDC call for an expression of interest from government officials from Nepal and Tanzania to apply for a three-month deployment with the ISA Secretariat

The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) calls for expression of interest from experts working for the governments of Tanzania and Nepal to apply for a three-month deployment with the ISA Secretariat in Kingston, Jamaica, until 15 September 2023 30 September 2023.

ISA Partnership Fund unlocks USD382,000 to support projects to advance the global deep-sea research agenda in support of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, women’s empowerment and leadership and the capacity of developing States particularly LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS

The Partnership Fund Board of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) has completed the selection of projects to be funded in 2023 during its first meeting held on 1 June. This is the first of two batches of projects to be supported by the newly created ISA Partnership Fund (ISAPF) every year.

Norway, France and Mexico make donations to support enhanced capacity development programmes and activities and improved integrated participation of developing States in the work of ISA

Norway, France and Mexico have reaffirmed their commitment to support, through three separate grants, the implementation by the International Seabed Authority (ISA) of capacity development programmes and activities targeted at developing States members of ISA and to improve their integrated participation in the work of the Organization.