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The annual meeting took place at the Back Bay Hilton, Boston, MA, USA during 18-22 September.

Quota Table for 2000

Press Release

Meeting Proceedings of the General Council and Fisheries Commission 2000

Scientific Council Report 2000

Other Meetings included:

General Council/STACFAC

  • 27-30 March, Washington, DC, USA
    Meeting of the Working Group on Allocation of Fishing Rights and Meeting on the Shrimp Stocks in the Regulatory Area
  • 29-31 May, Eigtveds Pakhus, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Meeting of the Working Group on Dispute Settlement Procedures (DSP)

Scientific Council

  • 27 February-2 March, Albert Borschette Conference Centre, Brussels, Belgium
    Joint Scientific Council/Fisheries Commission Working Group on Precautionary Approach to Fisheries Management
  • 1-15 June, Alderney Landing, Dartmouth, N.S., Canada
    Regular meeting on stock assessments
  • 13-15 September, Hilton Back Bay, Boston, MA, USA
    Joint NAFO/PICES/ICES Symposium on "Pandalid Shrimp Fisheries-Science and Management at the Millennium" convenors: P. A. Koeller (NAFO), J. Boutillier (PICES), S. Tveite (ICES)
  • 8-15 November, ICES Headquarters, Copenhagen, Denmark
    To conduct assessments on shrimp in Division 3M, Subareas 0 and 1, and Denmark Strait.

Fisheries Commission/STACTIC

  • 27-29 June, Holiday Inn, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
    STACTIC Meeting on Observer Program and review of Conservation and Enforcement Measures and operation of hail system
  • 30 June, Holiday Inn, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
    STACTIC Technical Working Group on Communications

Officers of the Organization

General Council
E. Oltuski (Cuba)  President of the organization and
Chairman of the General Council
P. Chamut (Canada) Vice-Chairman of the General Council
G. F. Kingston (EU) Chair of STACFAD
J.-P. Plé (USA) Vice-Chair of STACFAD
J.-P. Plé (USA) (to 22 September) Chair of STACFAC
D. Silvestre (France in respect of St. Pierre et Miquelon) (from 22 September)  
D. Silvestre (France in respect of St. Pierre et Miquelon) (to 22 September) Vice-Chair of STACFAC
N. Bouffard (Canada) (from 22 September)  
Scientific Council
W. B. Brodie (Canada) Chairman of the Scientific Council
R. Mayo (USA) Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Council and Chairman of STACREC
H. J. Rätz (EU) Chairman of STACFIS
O. A. Jorgensen (Denmark/Greenland) Chairman of STACPUB
M Stein (EU) Chairman of STACFEN
Fisheries Commission
P. Gullestad (Norway) Chairman of the Fisheries Commission
D. Swanson (USA) Vice-Chairman of the Fisheries Commission
D. Bevan (Canada) 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 Union (EU)  (28 December 1978)
France (in respect of St. Pierre et Miquelon)
(14 August 1996)
Iceland (29 December 1978)
Japan (4 January 1980) Republic of Korea (21 December 1993)
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)
Ukraine (30 August 1999) United States of America (29 November 1995)


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