Award of Excellence nomination

The Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority presents his compliments to the members of the Authority, and has the honour to refer to the Secretary-General’s Award for Excellence in Deep-Sea Research, one of seven Voluntary Commitments that the Authority has announced at the opening of the 2017 UN Ocean Conference, which is aimed at encouraging the conduct of marine scientific research in the Area and the dissemination of the results of such research.

The Award is intended to recognize and encourage the achievements of young researchers from developing countries who have made outstanding contributions to advance scientific knowledge of deep-sea environment or improve the development of environmentally sustainable regulatory frameworks. It will be presented annually during the sessions of the Authority.

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