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ISA Returns to Kingston

The 24th Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) began Monday morning, March 5th with the opening of the Council. The Council will continue to meet 5-9 March, followed by the Legal & Technical Commission (LTC) from 12-23 March. Both meetings will review current ISA contracts and discuss the Draft Exploitation Regulations produced by the […]

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Associate Legal Officer; International Seabed Authority

Associate Legal Officer (JO#2018-020006) Posted Date: Sunday, March 4, 2018 – 20:45 Level: P-2 Duty Station: Kingston, Jamaica Unit: Office of Legal Affairs Deadline: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 – 18:00 All applicants must fill in the Online Personal History Form. All applications will receive an automated message confirming receipt of the application. Due to the high […]

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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

International Seabed Authority Internship

The Authority accepts interns on a limited basis, depending on the specific needs of the respective offices within the secretariat and their capacity to effectively support the institution under the United Nations-Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme for Human Resources Development and Advancement of the Legal Order of the World’s Oceans, administered by the Division for […]

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The Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority Launches Consultation for its New Strategic Plan

The Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority Launches Consultation for its New Strategic Plan

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 1 March 2018 JAMAICA, Kingston – –  On Monday 26 February 2018, the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority presented its Draft Strategic Plan for the period 2019-2023 on the organisation’s website, in English and French, the two working languages of the Authority. The Plan is the Authority’s highest-level document that will […]

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Message from Secretary-General Michael Lodge On the Occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 11 February 2018 JAMAICA, Kingston – – Science, technology and innovation are powerful and dynamic drivers of progress in our world, and are essential for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The role of Women and girls is central to this effort. Ensuring their ready and meaningful access […]

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ISA to Meet in Kingston

ISA to Meet in Kingston

In March, the ISA will hold the semi-annual meeting of its Legal and Technical Commission (a regularly-scheduled event) immediately after the completion of a semi-annual meeting of the ISA Council (an innovation for a body accustomed to once-a-year sessions) .  The dates are 5-9 March for the Council and 12-23 March for the Legal & […]

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ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

ISA Releases Stakeholder Submissions to Draft Exploitation Regulations

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 11 January 2018 JAMAICA, Kingston – – The Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority has released the submissions from member States and other stakeholders to the “Draft regulations on exploitation of mineral resources in the Area” (ISBA/23/LTC/CRP.3*) issued by the Secretariat on 25 August 2017, including responses to the list of […]

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IFREMER

Ifremer and ISA Sign Extension Agreement of Exploration Contract for Polymetallic Nodules

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 27 November 2017 JAMAICA, Kingston  – – The International Seabed Authority and l’Institut Français de Recherche pour l’Exploitation de la Mer (IFREMER) have signed an Agreement on the extension of the exploration contract for polymetallic nodules in the Clarion Clipperton Zone. IFREMER entered into a 15-year contract for exploration for polymetallic […]

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ISA Secretariat Japan Presents Credentials

Update on ISA Secretariat Activities

During October-November 2017, Secretary-General Michael Lodge and his staff at the ISA Secretariat have been busy advancing and promoting the work of the ISA.   Noteworthy milestones include: 15 October 2017. An ISA delegation led by Secretary-General Lodge visited Poland for a series of official meetings and discussions with the Polish Minister of Environment Mariusz Orion […]

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International Seabed Authority and Pew Charitable Trusts

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 14 November 2017 JAMAICA, Kingston – – The International Seabed Authority has engaged with the Pew Seabed Mining Project in several areas including partnerships in relation to workshops in environmental matters held in Berlin and a workshop in Uganda earlier this year – the first to be held in a landlocked […]

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