Fiji Re-Elected to Council of the International Seabed Authority
At the elections held today in the Assembly of the International Seabed Authority (ISA), Fiji was re-elected to the Council of the ISA for a four year period commencing on 1 January, 2015.
The Council is the executive organ of the ISA. It is made up of 36 Member States elected by the ISA membership as a whole.
The ISA is an autonomous international organization established under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. All parties to the Law of the Sea recognise the ISA as the body which organizes and controls activities on the global seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction.