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2016

Head of Delegation - 19–23 September 2016, Varadero, Cuba

Meeting Proceedings of General Council and Fisheries Commission 2016 including:

Date Title Venue
 12 Feb. NAFO Working Group on Improving Efficiency of NAFO Working Group Process  Virtual (Skype/Webex) 
 15-16 Mar NAFO-NEAFC Joint Advisory Group on Data Management  NEAFC Secretariat, London, UK 
4-6 Apr   NAFO Joint Fisheries Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-Based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Faroe Islands 
 9-11 May  NAFO Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) Intersessional Meeting  NEAFC Secretariat, London, UK
 31 May - 1 Jun NAFO-NEAFC Joint Advisory Group on Data Management  NAFO Secretariat, 
Nova Scotia, Canada 
 28-30 June  NAFO STACTIC Observer Program Review Working Group Montreal, Canada 
Various  NAFO Joint Fisheries Commission-Scientific Council Catch Data Advisory Group (CDAG)   Virtual (Skype/Webex)
9 Aug   NAFO Ad Hoc Working Group on Bycatches, Discards and Selectivity (WG-BDS) Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada 
10-12 Aug  NAFO Joint Fisheries Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Ecosystem Approach Framework to Fisheries 
(WG-EAFFM) 
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 
Various  NAFO Performance Review virtual Working Group    Virtual (Skype/Webex)
 19-23 Sep NAFO 38th Annual Meeting 
Fisheries Commission
General Council
Varadero, Cuba 
 17-18 Oct  NAFO STACTIC Editorial Drafting Group of the NAFO CEM (EDG) Reykjavik, Iceland 
18-20 Oct  NAFO STACTIC Observer Program Review Working Group (WG-OPR)   Reykjavik, Iceland

 

Scientific Council Reports 2016 including:

Date Title Venue
11 Feb.    Scientific Council Survey Working Group  Virtual (Skype/Webex)
15-19 Feb  ICES – NAFO Working Group on Deepwater Ecosystems   ICES Headquarters, Copenhagen, Denmark

3-16 Jun

NAFO Scientific Council and its Standing Committees

Halifax, Nova Scotia,  Canada

7-14 Sep

Joint NAFO/ICES Pandalus Assessment Meeting

Bergen, Norway

7-14 Sep Report of the Scientific Council: 7-14 September Bergen, Norway

19-23 Sep

NAFO 38th Annual Meeting

Varadero, Cuba

8-17 Nov

NAFO Working Group on Ecosystem Science Assessment
(WG-ESA)

Lisbon, Portugal

 

Officers of the Organization:

General Council
St├ęphane Artano (France in respect of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon)
- elected Sep 15
President of the Organization and Chair of the General Council
Sylvie Lapointe (Canada)
- elected Sep 15
Vice-Chair of the General Council
Deirdre Warner-Kramer (USA)
-re-elected Sep 16
Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Elise Lavigne (Canada)
-re-elected Sep 15
Vice-Chair of Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Scientific Council
Katherine Sosebee (USA)
-elected Sep 15
Chair of the Scientific Council
Brian Healey (Canada)
-elected Sep 15
Vice-Chair of the Scientific Council
Andrew Cogswell (Canada)
-re-elected Sep 15
Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Environment (STACFEN)  
Joel Vigneau (EU)
-elected Sep 15
Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Science (STACFIS)
Margaret Treble (Canada)
-re-elected Jun 15
Chair of the Standing Committee on Publications (STACPUB)
Brian Healey (Canada)
-elected Sep 15
Chair of the Standing Committee on Research Coordination (STACREC)
Fisheries Commission
Temur Tairov (Russian Fed.)
-elected Sep 15
Chair of the Fisheries Commission
Patrick Moran (USA)
-elected Sep 15
Vice-Chair of the Fisheries Commission
Judy Dwyer (Canada)
-elected Sep 15           
Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC)     
Aronne Spezzani (EU)
-re-elected Sep 15
Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC)       
Executive Secretary
Fred Kingston  

 

NAFO Secretariat:

Fred Kingston Executive Secretary
Stan Goodick Deputy Executive Secretary & Senior Finance and Staff Administrator
Tom Blasdale Scientific Council Coordinator (Feb-Dec)
Dr. Ricardo Federizon Sr. Fisheries Commission Coordinator
Jana Aker Fisheries Information Officer 
Dayna Bell Scientific Information Officer
Sarah Guile Office Administrator
Mark Harley Data Manager (Jan-Aug)
Matt Kendall Information Technology Manager
DJ Lay cock Database Developer/Programmer Analyst (Sep-Dec)
Lisa LeFort Executive Assistant to the Executive Secretary
Alexis Pacey Senior Publications Manager

 

Contracting Parties (and dates):

Canada (30 November 1978) Cuba (22 December 1978)
Denmark (in respect of the Faroe Islands and Greenland
(30 May 1979)
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) Norway (28 December 1978)
Republic of Korea (21 December 1993) Russian Federation (successor of USSR) (1 January 1992)
Ukraine (30 August 1999) United States of America (29 November 1995)

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