DeepGreen/Nori Global Stakeholder Workshop

San Diego (USA)  The IOM delegate, Kamila Mianowicz, took part in the DeepGreen/Nori Global Stakeholder Workshop held in San Diego (USA), 5-6 February 2020. The workshop was a part of DG/Nori consultation programme to assess the environmental and social impacts (ESIA program) of sourcing metals from nodules found on the seabed in the Clarion Clipperton Zone (CCZ). Representatives of scientific community, NGOs, governmental officials, contractors, the International Seabed Authority and other stakeholders were introduced to the DG/Nori program of activities which will lead to application for approval of Plan of Work for exploitation of polymetallic nodules from the seabed. As a side event, a visit to the vessel Maersk Launcher was organized.