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The annual meeting took place at the Holiday Inn, Dartmouth, NS, Canada during 14-18 September.

Quota Table for 1992

Meeting Proceedings of General Council and Fisheries Commission 1992

Scientific Council Reports 1992

Other Meetings included:

Standing Committee on Fishing Activities of Non-Contracting Parties (STACFAC)

  • 7-9 April, NAFO Headquarters, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
    Meeting of the Standing Committee.

Scientific Council

  • 3-6 March, Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
    To review the status of capelin stocks in Divisions 3L and 3NO.
  • 1-4 June, NAFO Headquarters, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
    To provide advice on the status ofthe cod stock in Divisions 2J, 3K and 3L
  • 3-17 June, NAFO Headquarters, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
    Regular meeting on stock assessments
  • 9-11 September, Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax, N.S., Canada
    Special session of the Scientific Council on "State-of-the-Art in Fish Stock Assessment", with R. K. Mohn (Canada) as convener.

Fisheries Commission

  • 11-14 May, Holiday Inn, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
    Special Meeting to consider amendments to the NAFO Conservation and Enforcement Measures

Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC)

  • 18-20 February, Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
    STACTIC Working Group on improvements to inspection and control in the NAFO Regulatory Area
  • 28-29 April, NAFO Headquarters, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
    STACTIC Working Group meeting on the NAFO Hail System
  • 21-24 July, Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
    To consider amendments to the NAFO Conservation and Enforcement Measures

Officers of the Organization

General Council
K Yonezawa (Japan) President of the organization and
Chairman of the General Council
P. Gullestad (Norway) Vice-Chairman of the General Council
D. Gill (Canada) - Chair of STACFAD
H. Koster (EU) - Vice-Chair of STACFAD
C. C. Southgate (EU) - Chair of STACFAC
B. Garcia Moreno (Cuba) - Vice-Chair of STACFAC
Scientific Council
V. P. Serebryakov (USSR) Chairman of the Scientific Council
H. Lassen (Denmark in respect of Faroe Islands and Greenland) Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Council and Chairman of STACPUB
D. B. Atkinson (Canada) (to 18 September) -Chairman of STACFIS
H. P. Cornus (EU) (from 18 September)
A. Avila de Melo (EU) -Chairman of STACREC
Fisheries Commission
E. Wiseman (Canada) Chairman of the Fisheries Commission
P. Hillencamp (EU) Vice-Chairman of the Fisheries Commission
E. Lemche (Denmark in respect of Faroe Islands and Greenland) - Chairman of STACTIC
Executive Secretary
L. I. Chepel


Contracting Parties (and dates):

Bulgaria (6 June 1979) Canada (30 November 1978)
Cuba (22 December 1978) Denmark (in respect of the Faroe Islands and Greenland (30 May 1979)
Estonia (31 August 1992) European Economic Community (EEC) 
(28 December 1978)
Iceland (29 December 1978) Japan (4 January 1980)
Latvia (28 August 1992) Lithuania (18 August 1992)
Norway (28 December 1978) Poland (6 November 1979)
Romania (5 March 1979) Russian Federation (successor of USSR)
(1 January 1992)


Contact us

Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization
Summit Place
1601 Lower Water Street 
Suite 401
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada B3J 3P6

Tel: +1 902 468-5590