Publications

DSCC made a statement to the Aarhus Convention Working Group on Public Participation in International Forums, which resolved as follows:

“The Working Group calls on Parties to the Aarhus Convention to take action to improve public participation in the International Seabed Authority processes in accordance with art 3(7) of the Aarhus Convention.”

 

Read the full statement here.

 

Deep-Sea Mining, ISA

Aarhus Working Group

English

29th June 2022

Recommendations on Deep-Sea Mining

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Recommendations on Protecting deep-sea biodiversity on seamounts from destructive fishing practices

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Deep-Sea Fishing, Deep-Sea Mining, High Seas, Policy, Policy, Science, Science

CBD

English

18th March 2022

SUBMISSION TO SPRFMO Bottom Fishing Intersessional Working Group Participant Questionnaire

> Download here.

Deep-Sea Fishing, New Zealand, Policy, Science

SPRFMO

15th March 2022

The DSCC together with Greenpeace, Bloom and France Nature Environment have called on Barbara Pompili, Minister of the Ecological Transition to support calls for a moratorium on deep-sea mining at the upcoming meeting of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD/SBSTTA/24).

 

  • Read the letter in full here

Deep-Sea Mining, European Union, Policy

15th March 2022

Briefing Paper for the 9th Meeting of the Compliance and Technical Commission and the 10th Meeting of the Commission of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organization
Online from 19 – 22, 24 – 28 January 2022

Deep-Sea Fishing, High Seas, New Zealand

South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation

English

23rd December 2021

DSCC Briefing 26th ISA December Council Meeting | December 2021

DSCC Interventions

Earthworks Intervention on Agenda items 9 and 10: Annual report of the Secretary-General (ISBA/26/A/2, and ISBA/26/A/2/Add.1) and Report on the implementation of the strategic plan and high-level action plan (ISBA/26/A/8-ISBA/26/C/23 and ISBA/26/A/9)| December 14, 2021 (Assembly Day 2)

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On Agenda item 9: Annual report of the Secretary-General (ISBA/26/A/2, and ISBA/26/A/2/Add.1)| December 14, 2021 (Assembly Day 2)

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On Agenda item 8: Statement by the President of the Council on the Work of the Council | December 13, 2021 (Assembly Day 1)

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Earthworks Intervention on Agenda item 13: Regional Environmental Management Plans (REMPs) | December 9, 2021

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On Agenda item 13: Report of the Chair of the LTC (morning) | December 9, 2021

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On Agenda item 13: Regional Environmental Management Plans (REMPs) | December 9, 2021

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Earthworks Intervention Agenda item 14: Report of the Finance Committee | December 8, 2021

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On Agenda item 14: Report of the Finance Committee | December 8, 2021

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Earthworks Intervention on Agenda item 12: Draft Regulations for the exploitation of resources in the Area (Roadmap) | December 7, 2021

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On Agenda item 12: Draft Regulations for the exploitation of resources in the Area (Roadmap) | December 7, 2021

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On Agenda item 11: Report of the Secretary-General ISBA/26/A/8-ISBA/26/C/23 on the implementation of the decision of the Council in 2019 relating to the reports of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission   | December 6, 2021

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On Agenda item 8: Status of contracts for exploration and related matters (periodic reviews and relinquishments) | December 6, 2021

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On Agenda item 11: Implementation of the decision of the Council in 2019 relating to the reports of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission (ISBA/26/C/3)

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Deep-Sea Mining, ISA, Policy, Regulations

International Seabed Authority

English

2nd December 2021