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23rd SESSION OF INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY NOW UNDERWAY

23rd SESSION OF INTERNATIONAL SEABED AUTHORITY NOW UNDERWAY

The 23rd session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) is now in progress at the Jamaica Conference Centre – the Authority’s headquarters. The 23rd session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) is now in progress at the Jamaica Conference ...

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FOREIGN MINISTER ATTENDS OCEAN CONFERENCE

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2017 marks the 35th year since the opening for signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Although the world has changed significantly since then, the UNCLOS remains relevant – perhaps even moreso today than ever.

There is greater danger to our oceans and seas than ever before, and this body provides us with the opportunity to manage and protect the marine environment, even as we seek to explore and exploit its resources for the benefit of mankind.

- Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith,
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade @
the MFAFT-hosted reception in honour of the
23rd Session of the ISA on Wednesday, August 16.
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"Jamaica is particularly pleased to welcome Azerbaijan and Ghana as the most recent States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The accession of these states represents a further vote of confidence in the work of the Authority which ensures continued relevance of the Convention in a changing world. We strongly encourage those states that have not yet ratified the Convention or accede to the Agreement for the Implementation of Part X1 of UNCLOS, to do so, thus ensuring the universality of the constitution of the ocean."

- Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, Minister of Foreign Affairs
and Foreign Trade, during her address to the International Seabed
Authority (ISA) yesterday (Wednesday, August 16).
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