‘A titan’: tributes flow for Fiji diplomat instrumental in protecting Pacific nations’ fisheries

Satya Nandan, who has died aged 83, was first secretary-general of International Seabed Authority

Tributes have flooded in across the Pacific for Satya Nandan, one of the region’s most respected ambassadors who is credited withprotecting the region’s access to ocean resources and…

  • Sadhana Sen
  • The Guardian

Satya Nandan, 83, was Fiji’s representative to the United Nations in the early 1970s and chaired the drafting of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

He was instrumental in the introduction of the 320km (200-mile) exclusive economic zone (EEZ) regime, which…

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