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The Honotua Cable that crosses CCZ Block 1, based on ISA’s maps. Image courtesy Business Wire.

Without “due regard”, mining may get snagged on submerged cables

Representatives from the International Seabed Authority, the deep-sea mining community, and the International Cable Protection Committee met last week in Bangkok for the Second Workshop on Deep Seabed Mining and Submarine Cables. As the world becomes increasingly more connected, ocean-spanning, high-bandwidth cables are becoming increasingly necessary to maintain a global telecommunication infrastructure. The Law of the Sea recognizes the […]

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Stakeholders invited to comment on revised draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the area by September 30, 2018

JAMAICA, Kingston (30 August 2018) – Members and  Observers of the Authority as well as other Stakeholders are invited to submit their comments on the revised draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area (ISBA/24/LTC/WP.1/Rev.1 and ISBA/24/C/20) by 30 September 2018 to consultation@isa.org.jm. This follows general agreement at the 24th Session Council meetings in July 2018 that the […]

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Deep-sea mining tools.

UN treaty would protect high seas from over exploitation

Matt McGrath | 4 September 2018 The first significant steps towards legally protecting the high seas are to take place at the UN in New York. These waters, defined as the open ocean far from coastlines, are threatened by deep-sea mining, over-fishing and the patenting of marine genetic resources. Over the next two years, government […]

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International Seabed Authority internship associate legal officer environmental management plans Women and girls in science ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

Director, Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources.

APPLY NOW ORGANISATIONAL SETTING & REPORTING Under the supervision of the Secretary-General, the Director of the Office of Environment Management and Mineral Resources (OEMMR), is responsible for all scientific and technical matters pertaining to the ISA mandate. The post is located in the Headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) located in Kingston, Jamaica. RESPONSIBILITIES Within […]

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International Seabed Authority internship associate legal officer environmental management plans Women and girls in science ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

Senior Policy Officer and Special Assistant to the Secretary-General. 

APPLY NOW ORGANISATIONAL SETTING & REPORTING The post is located within the Executive Office of the Secretary-General at the Headquarters of the International Seabed Authority located in Kingston, Jamaica, and reports directly to the Secretary-General. RESPONSIBILITIES Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following: Serve as a recognized expert in one or […]

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International Seabed Authority internship associate legal officer environmental management plans Women and girls in science ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

Senior Legal Officer.

APPLY NOW ORGANISATIONAL SETTING & REPORTING The post is located within the Office of the Legal Affairs at the Headquarters of the International Seabed Authority located in Kingston, Jamaica, and reports directly to the Deputy Secretary General and Legal Counsel. RESPONSIBILITIES Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following: Substantive Legal Advice: […]

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International Seabed Authority internship associate legal officer environmental management plans Women and girls in science ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

Legal Officer. 

APPLY NOW ORGANISATIONAL SETTING & REPORTING The post is located within the Office of the Legal Affairs at the Headquarters of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) located in Kingston, Jamaica, and reports directly to the Senior Legal Officer and under the overall supervision of the Deputy Secretary General and Legal Counsel. RESPONSIBILITIES Within delegated authority, […]

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International Seabed Authority internship associate legal officer environmental management plans Women and girls in science ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

Communications and Information Technology Assistant.

APPLY NOW ORGANISATIONAL SETTING & REPORTING These two positions are with the Office of Administrative Services (OAS) of The International Seabed Authority (ISA) located in Kingston, Jamaica. The Communications and Information Technology Assistant will be based in Kingston, Jamaica. The Information Technology Assistant will report directly to the Communications and Information Technology Manager and under […]

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Deep-sea mining from 2018 to 2024: what can we expect?

At the close of the 24th Annual Session of the International Seabed Authority on 26th July 2018, the future of deep-sea mining appeared precarious. It was clear from discussions between attending national delegates, contractors, members of civil society and academics that the next six years will be crucial in determining the way forward for deep-sea […]

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