The UN International Seabed Authority (ISA) is undertaking stakeholder consultations as it commences development of a regulatory framework for the future recovery of mineral resources from the seabed in international areas.
The deadline for contributing to the UN ISA survey is 16 May 2014.
The ISA survey covers:
– Financial terms and obligations;
– Environmental management terms and obligations;
– Health and safety and maritime security.
The deadline for input to the EU public consultation is 16 June 2014.
Press Release, May 8, 2014