Events and meetings

January 2016

  • 01 January: FAO Regional Workshop on Fishery Traceability, Kochi, India (tbc)

November 2015

  • 18-24 November: Informal Consultations on "Oceans and the Law of the Sea" - Second Round, New York, USA >>> more information
  • 10-17 November: 24th Regular Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), Malta >>> more information

October 2015

  • 08-09 October: Meeting of Member Countries of the FAO Committee on Fisheries to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries, Vigo, Spain

September 2015

  • 14-19 September: Informal Consultations on "Oceans and the Law of the Sea" - First Round, New York, USA >>> more information
  • 07-11 September:

    Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) 11th Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB11), Olhão, Portugal >>> more information

August 2015

July 2015

  • 21-24 July: FAO Expert Consultation on Establishing Guidelines for Catch Documentation Schemes to Improve the Traceability of Fishery Products, Rome, Italy. Click here to view the agenda
  • 20-24 July: FAO Meeting on "Implementing the 2009 FAO Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA) to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (Western coast of the African continent), Praia, Cape Verde >>> more information
  • 06-09 July: Pacific Island Species Forum, Suva, Fiji >>>more information

June 2015

  • 10 June: Indonesia Shark & Ray National Symposium, Jakarta

    >>> Link (1) | Link (2)(external link)

  • 01-05 June: Capacity development workshop on the implementation of the PSMA, Colombo, Sri Lanka

May 2015

  • 12-14 May: 8th Session of the Regional Commission for Fisheries (RECOFI), Muscat, Oman
  • 11-15 May: 6th Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the ​​​Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), La Jolla, California, USA >>> more information

April 2015

  • 27 April-01 May: 19th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), Republic of Korea

February 2015

  • 17-20 February: FAO Workshop on Linking Global and Regional Levels in the Management of Marine Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, Rome, Italy >>> more information

December 2014

November 2014

  • 25-27 November:

    International Sharks workshop: articulating experiences and strategies for the implementation of the listing of species included in Appendix II, Santa Marta, Colombia >>> more information

  • 10-17 November:

    Nineteenth Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT), Genoa, Italy

October 2014

  • 28-29 October: Regional Expert Workshop on Freshwater Stingrays, Bogotá, Colombia. See more.
  • 27-31 October: Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) 10th Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB10) >>> more information
  • 13-16 October: Twenty-first annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna (CCSBT), Auckland, New Zealand

September 2014

  • 22-26 September: Thirty-sixth annual meeting of the North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO), Spain

August 2014

  • 21 August: Pew Charitable Trusts Panama in-country workshop on implementing the CITES Shark Appendix II Listings, Panama City
  • 20-21 August: Workshop to test CITES Non-Detriment Finding Guidance for Shark Species, Bonn, Germany
  • 12-14 August: NOAA / Species Survival Network Regional workshop on the implementation of the CITES shark and ray listings, Dakar, Senegal >>> more information
  • 06-14 August: 10th regular session of the Science Committee of the Western & Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC), Marshall Islands

July 2014

June 2014

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

May 2014

  • 30 May-12 June: North Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Scientific Council, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 22-26 May: Pew Charitable Trusts Hong Kong in-country workshop on implementing the CITES Shark Appendix II Listings, Hong Kong SAR, China

April 2014

  • 28 April-03 May:

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

March 2014

February 2014

January 2014

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

December 2013

November 2013

October 2013