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.

Announcements

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

Applications for ISA-Ifremer Postdoctoral Fellowship in Deep-Sea Taxonomy | Deadline: 30 November 2021

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

ANNOUNCEMENT |
ISA Legal and Technical Commission announces the selection of candidates to benefit from the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India training opportunities
ANNOUNCEMENT |
ISA Legal and Technical Commission announces the selection of candidates to benefit from China Ocean Mineral Resources R & D Association training opportunities
CALL FOR PROPOSALS |
Call for proposals for the preparation of phase two standards and guidelines for activities in the Area

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