A bird’s eye view of the 1st Part of the 24th Session of the International Seabed Authority
The second part of the 24th Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) will be held from 16-20 July 2018 in Kingston, Jamaica, for the Council, and from 23-27 July for the Assembly. These meetings will be preceded by a meeting of the Legal and Technical Commission (2-13 July) and of the Finance Committee (9-12 July).
The Council will consider:
draft regulations on deep-seabed mining;
the 2018 report of the Legal and Technical Commission; and
the report of the Finance Committee, and the 2019-2020 budget proposals.
The main items on the agenda of the Assembly are:
the ISA strategic plan for 2019–2023;
the annual report of the Secretary-General;
the 2019-2020 budget proposals; and
the recommendations of the Finance Committee, including on benefit-sharing rules, regulations and procedures.
IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB+ Meeting Coverage, provided daily digital web coverage and daily reports in English and French from ISA-24. In addition, IISD Reporting Services, will publish a summary and analysis report from ISA-24 on Sunday, 29 July 2018.
Photos by IISD/ENB | Diego Noguera
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Visible Text: Photo by IISD/ENB | Diego Noguera
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