Made up of 167 Member States, and the European Union, the International Seabed Authority is mandated under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea to organize, regulate and control all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area for the benefit of mankind as a whole.

In so doing, ISA has the duty to ensure the effective protection of the marine environment from harmful effects that may arise from deep-seabed related activities.


Consultancy Announcement: Resource Mobilization Strategy Consultant

Job Opening Announcement: Scientific Officer (Marine Scientific Research), P4.

Report Launch | The Contribution of the International Seabed Authority to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Applications for training opportunities with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation | Deadline: 3 January 2022

Report Launch | The Law of the Sea: An Ocean of Opportunity for LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS

Applications for one at-sea training opportunity with NORI | Deadline: 31 January 2022

Latest News

ISA Council resumes in-person meetings under the 26th session
Permanent Representative of Brazil presents credentials to ISA Secretary-General
Deadline of call for proposals for the preparation of phase two standards and guidelines for activities in the Area extended to 10 December

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