On 20th June 2022, the DSCC together with 30 civil society organisations called on the ISA to reverse restrictions on participation at the July and August Council and Assembly meetings, part 2 of the ISA’s 27th Session.
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).
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
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)
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
Joint NGO letter to International Seabed Authority expresses concern at the proposal to hold December Council and Assembly meetings in person, in spite of global COVID-19 pandemic
The DSCC have written to the ISA’s Secretary-General to express serious concern at the proposal to hold a physical meeting of the ISA council from 6-10 December 2021 and a meeting of the ISA Assembly from 13-15 December 2021.
The letter has been sent on behalf of the DSCC together with Conservation International, Greenpeace, Earthworks, WWF, Civil Society Forum of Tonga, Deep Sea Mining Campaign, Ecologistas en Accion, MiningWatch Canada, Montescola, Ocean Care, Pacific Network on Globalisation, Pacific Blue Line, Sustainable Ocean Alliance, Sciaena, Seas at Risk, The Oxygen Project and Te Ipukarea Society