Exploitation regulation must reflect socio-economic impacts on SIDS

Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Lands and Miineral Resources Malakai Finau making an intervention at the 24th Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA). Picture: SUPPLIED

THERE is a need for socio-economic impacts on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to be adequately reflected in the “Draft Regulations for Exploitation in the Area”. Permanent secretary for the Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources Malakai Finau made this statement while addressing the 24th Session of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) held in Kingston, […]

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