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2017

                                         Head of Delegation - 18-22 September 2017, Montreal, Canada

Meeting Proceedings of General Council and Fisheries Commission 2017 including: 

Date Title Venue
30 Jan. NAFO Working Group on Improving Efficiency of NAFO Working Group Process WebEx
06 Feb. NAFO Joint Fisheries Commission-Scientific Council Ad Hoc Working Group on Catch Reporting (WG-CR) NEAFC Secretariat,
London, UK
07-09 Feb. NAFO Joint Fisheries Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-Based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS)

NEAFC Secretariat,
London, UK

14 Mar. NAFO STACTIC Editorial Drafting Group of the NAFO CEM (EDG) WebEx
22-23 Mar. Joint Advisory Group on Data Management NEAFC Secretariat,
London, UK
03-07 Apr. NAFO Greenland Halibut Management Strategy Evaluation
Vigo, Spain
20 Apr. NAFO ​​​​​​​​​​Ad hoc Joint FC-SC Catch Data Advisory Group (CDAG)

WebEx
25-27 Apr.

NAFO Joint Fisheries Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-Based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS)

Falmouth, USA

05 May NAFO Ad hoc virtual NAFO Website Re-design Working Group: Phase II – Data Classification WebEx
08 May NAFO STACTIC Observer Program Review Working Group (WG-OPR) Boston, USA

09-11 May

NAFO Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) Intersessional Meeting

Boston, USA

18 May NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Catch Reporting (WG-CR) and NAFO Ad hoc Joint COM-SC Catch Data Advisory Group (CDAG) WebEx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting Proceedings of the Commission 2017 including: 

Date Title Venue
20 Jun. NAFO Informal virtual Working Group on the
Performance Review Terms of Reference

WebEx
28 Jun. NAFO Working Group on Improving Efficiency of NAFO Working Group Process WebEx

10 Jul.

NAFO Commission Ad Hoc Working Group on Bycatches, Discards and Selectivity (WG-BDS) in the NAFO Regulatory Area

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia,  Canada

11-13 Jul. NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-Based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Dartmouth, Nova Scotia,  Canada

14 Jul.

NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Ecosystem Approach Framework to Fisheries Management (WG-EAFFM)

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia,  Canada

24 August NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Catch Reporting (WG-CR) and NAFO Ad hoc Joint COM-SC Catch Data Advisory Group (CDAG) WebEx
06 Sep. NAFO Ad hoc virtual NAFO Website Re-design Working Group: Phase II – Data Classification WebEx
15-16 Sep. NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-Based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Montréal, Québec, Canada
18-22 Sep. NAFO 39th Annual Meeting Montréal, Québec, Canada

07-16 Nov

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

Halifax, NS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific Council Reports 2017 including:

Date Title Venue
20-24 Mar. ICES/NAFO Joint Working Group on Deep-water Ecology

ICES Secretariat, Copenhagen, Denmark

01-15 Jun. NAFO Scientific Council and its Standing Committees

Halifax, Nova Scotia,  Canada

27 Sep. - 04 Oct Joint NAFO/ICES Pandalus Assessment Meeting

Lysekil, Sweden

 






 

Officers of the Organization:

Commission
Stéphane Artano (France in respect of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon)
- elected Sep 17
President of the Organization and Chair of the Commission
Temur Tairov (Russian Rederation)
- elected Sep 17
Vice-Chair of the Commission
Deirdre Warner-Kramer (USA)
-re-elected Sep 17
Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Elise Lavigne (Canada)
-re-elected Sep 17
Vice-Chair of Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Judy Dwyer (Canada)
-elected Sep 17           
Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC)     
 Aronne Spezzani (EU)
-re-elected Sep 17
 Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) 
Scientific Council
Brian Healey (Canada)
-elected Sep 17
Chair of the Scientific Council
Vacant 
-Sep 17
Vice-Chair of the Scientific Council
Vacant  
-Sep 17
Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Environment (STACFEN)  
Karen Dwyer (Canada)
-elected Sep 17
Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Science (STACFIS)
Margaret Treble (Canada)
-re-elected Jun 17
Chair of the Standing Committee on Publications (STACPUB)
Vacant
-Sep 17
Chair of the Standing Committee on Research Coordination (STACREC)



















 

 

*A new election took place at the 2017 Annual Meeting of NAFO

NAFO Secretariat:

Fred Kingston Executive Secretary
Stan Goodick Deputy Executive Secretary & Senior Finance and Staff Administrator
Tom Blasdale Scientific Council Coordinator 
Dr. Ricardo Federizon
Senior Fisheries Management Coordinator
Jana Aker Fisheries Information Officer 
Dayna Bell Scientific Information Officer
Sarah Guile Office Administrator (maternity leave began July 2017)
Whitney McEvoy  Office Administrator (from July 2017)
Matt Kendall Information Technology Manager
DJ Lay cock Database Developer/Programmer Analyst 
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) Republic of Korea (21 December 1993)
Norway (28 December 1978) Russian Federation (successor of USSR) (1 January 1992)
United States of America (29 November 1995)

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