International Seabed Authority (ISA)

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The ISA is an autonomous international organization established under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) of 1982 and the 1994 Agreement relating to the implementation of Part XI of the above Convention. It came into existence on 16 Nov. 1994 and became fully operational in June 1996.

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  • Barry Turner

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