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Recruitment - Executive Secretary - Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)

The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) invites applications for the position of Executive Secretary.

Applications close 2400 h Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT + 10) 15 May 2017



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INTERNAL - None available at this time

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Various Science Positions - Memorial University of Newfoundland
Quantitative Fisheries Scientist, Fisheries Stock Assessment Scientist, and MSc and PhD students

CFRM - Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified nationals of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism / Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States and Associate Members to fill the position of PROGRAMME MANAGER – RESEARCH AND RESOURCE ASSESSMENT in the CARIBBEAN REGIONAL FISHERIES MECHANISM (CRFM) SECRETARIAT.

Full details of the position may be obtained by accessing the following web site - or contact

Applications in English Language with full curriculum details, including nationality, work experience, educational qualifications, summary of professional skills and / or expertise, list of professional publications, coordinates (including e-mail addresses) of three referees (at least two of whom must be familiar with the applicant’s work), and other relevant information, should be addressed to the Executive Director, Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) Secretariat, Belize City, Belize, and sent by email to or

If you submitted an application in response to the 2016 call, you do not need to reapply. Your application will be considered after the April 28, 2017 deadline.

The deadline for the submission of applications is 28 April 2017.

Recruitment - Executive Secretary - Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)

Applications close 2400 h Australian Eastern Standard Time (GMT + 10) 15 May 2017

  • International Ocean Institute (IOI).
  • Application information is available in the Training section of our website ( along with the detailed 2015 Course Report.  Questions regarding the programme or application process can be addressed to Madeleine Coffen-Smout, Programme Officer ( 

The individual will gain experience and knowledge in operations of NAFO as an intergovernmental organization while the NAFO Secretariat will benefit through the presence of an additional professional and his/her capacity and knowledge.

Nature of the Internship
Under the supervision of the Executive Secretary, interns will work on project(s) at the Secretariat relevant to their professional interests, scholarship programs and development needs. Interns may be given a wide variety of tasks related to various aspects of:

  • fisheries management
  • fisheries science
  • databases
  • administrative, meeting coordination, publications; and
  • other NAFO activities delegated by the Executive Secretary.
For more information about the programme, click here. Internship Info

Internship application

In 2009 NAFO established a General Council Performance Assessment Working Group (PAWG) to address the establishment of a performance review to identify the strengths and weaknesses in NAFO, as urged by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution 63/112 on Sustainable Fisheries for Regional Fishery Management Organizations (RFMOs). In 2010 the working group met and the terms of the Performance Review were developed. General Council approved terms of reference (ToR) at the September Annual Meeting. The report can be downloaded here.(5.8 MB)

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