Events and meetings

October 2013

November 2013

December 2013

January 2014

  • 27-31 January: Second Commission Meeting of the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO), Manta, Ecuador

February 2014

  • 11-12 February: Pew Charitable Trusts/Coral Reef Alliance workshop on CITES implementation in the Oceanian region, Nadji, Fiji
  • 17-20 February: International Fund for Animal Welfare Workshop: Prevention of shark and other marine species trafficking training, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • 19-21 February: Fourth Global Fisheries Enforcement Training Workshop, San José, Costa Rica
  • 24-28 February: Fourteenth meeting of the FAO Committee on Fisheries Sub-Committee on Fish Trade (COFI-FT), Bergen, Norway

March 2014

  • 11-12 March: Workshop to Discuss a Potential Shark CITES Non-Detriment Finding (NDF) in Central America
  • 22 March: Northeast Pacific Shark Symposium, Seattle, United States

April 2014

  • 28 April-03 May:

    27th meeting of the CITES Animals Committee, Veracruz, Mexico

May 2014

  • 01 May: Species Survival Network Shark workshop for west African States, Dakar, Senegal
  • 13-15 May: FAO/CITES Regional consultative workshop on sharks for Asia, Xiamen, China
  • 30 May-12 June: North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Scientific Council, Nova Scotia, Canada

June 2014

  • 01-05 June: Eighteenth session of Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), Sri Lanka
  • 02-06 June: Second Sharks International Symposium, Durban, South Africa
  • 07-14 June: Fifth meeting of the Regional Fishery Body Secretariats’ Network (RSN-5), Rome, Italy
  • 09-13 June: Thirty-first session of the FAO Committee on Fisheries, Rome, Italy
  • 17-26 June: Meeting of International Council for the Exploration of the Sea Working Group on Elasmobranch Fishes, Lisbon, Portugal

July 2014

August 2014

  • 06-14 August: 10th regular session of the Science Committee of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Marshall Islands
  • 20-21 August: Workshop to test CITES Non-Detriment Finding Guidance for Shark Species, Bonn, Germany
  • 26-28 August: Bay of Bengal Capacity Building Workshop on CITES Appendix II Listings of Shark and Manta Ray Species, Chennai, India

September 2014

  • 16-18 September: International workshop sharks: articulating experiences and strategies for implementation of species included in CITES Appendix II, Santa Marta, Colombia
  • 22-26 September: Thirty-sixth annual meeting of the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), Spain

October 2014

  • 13-16 October: Twenty-first annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT), Auckland, New Zealand

December 2014

  • 01-05 December: Eleventh regular session of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Apia, Samoa

May 2015

  • 12-14 May: Eighth session of the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI), Islamic Republic of Iran