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A new species of the sea-anemone-like Relicanthus clings to a sponge stalk on the floor of the Pacific Ocean.Credit: D. J. Amon & C. R. Smith

The final frontier: who owns the oceans and their hidden treasures?

Zoe Tabary for Thomson Reuters Foundation | 4 December 2018 LONDON, Dec 4 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Ransom-hungry pirates, polar explorers, offshore oil giants – the race for the riches of the world’s final frontier is on. From Thailand to Alaska, the battle to tap ever-dwindling resources from minerals to fish is spurring new conflicts over […]

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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

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

ISA Secretary-General Highlights the Process of Regulatory Development as well as the Need to Establish Additional Regional Environmental Management Plans

INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY | 18 February 2018 JAMAICA, Kingston – – Fifty years ago, the international community took a decision to set aside the resources of the seabed beyond national jurisdiction as the common heritage of mankind and to place its administration in the hands of an international organization to be created for that specific […]

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Mining Code

A Glance at the Mining Code

As the International Seabed Authority (ISA) gets ready to begin its 23rd Annual Meeting this August in Kingston, it’s a noteworthy reflection point to consider the progressing state of the “Mining Code”.  “Mining Code” is the term used by the ISA to describe the entire body of rules, regulations and procedures that will regulate prospecting, […]

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financial regulations

The Rising Profile of ISA Financial Regulations

The development of Financial Regulations to address the benefit sharing aspects of the Mining Code has recently moved to the forefront of ISA business.  Per International Seabed Authority (ISA) Assembly agreement, the whole of the Mining Code cannot go into force without a financial regime in place.  In short, this means mining operations cannot begin […]

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