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2018

2018 Annual Meeting of NAFO, 17-22 September 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia

Meeting Proceedings of  the Commission 2018 including: 

Date Title Venue
20–21 March

Joint Advisory Group on Data Management (JAGDM) meeting

NEAFC Secretariat, London, UK

26 April NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council 
Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG) meeting
via WebEx
02-03 May NAFO Ad Hoc Working Group on Bycatches, Discards and Selectivity (WG-BDS) in the NAFO Regulatory Area meeting  NAFO Secretariat, Halifax, NS
08-10 May NAFO Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC)
Intersessional meeting
NAFO Secretariat, Dartmouth, NS, Canada
13-15 August NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on
Risk-Based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) meeting
NEAFC Secretariat, London, UK
16-17 August NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on
Ecosystem Approach Framework to Fisheries Management (WG-EAFFM) meeting
NEAFC Secretariat, London, UK
17–21 September   40th Annual Meeting of NAFO Tallinn, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific Council Reports 2018 including:

Date Title Venue
5-9 March ICES/NAFO Working Group on Deep-water Ecology meeting Dartmouth, NS Canada - NAFO Secretariat
9-13 April  NAFO SC Benchmark Assessment of the Flemish Cap (NAFO Div. 3M) cod stock meeting Vigo, Spain
1-14 June NAFO Scientific Council and its Standing Committees meeting Halifax, NS, Canada
13-15 August NAFO Joint COM-SC Working Group on Risk-Based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) meeting London, UK - NEAFC Secretariat
16-17 August NAFO Joint COM-SC Working Group on Ecosystem Approach Framework to Fisheries Management (WG-EAFFM) meeting London, UK - NEAFC Secretariat
17-21 September NAFO 40th Annual Meeting Tallinn, Estonia
17-23 October Joint NAFO/ICES Pandalus Assessment Group meeting Dartmouth, NS Canada
13-22 November NAFO Working Group on Ecosystem Science Assessment (WGESA) meeting Dartmouth, NS Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Officers of the Organization:

Commission
St├ęphane Artano (France in respect of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon)
- elected Sep. 2017
President of the Organization and Chair of the Commission
Temur Tairov (Russian Rederation)
- elected Sep. 2017
Vice-Chair of the Commission
Deirdre Warner-Kramer (USA)
- re-elected Sep. 2018
Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Elise Lavigne (Canada)
- re-elected Sep. 2017
Vice-Chair of Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Judy Dwyer (Canada)
- re-elected Sep. 2017           
Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC)     
 Aronne Spezzani (EU)
- re-elected Sep. 2017
 Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) 
Scientific Council
Brian Healey (Canada)
- elected Sep. 2017
Chair of the Scientific Council

Carmen Fernandez (European Union)
- elected Sep. 2018

Vice-Chair of the Scientific Council

Dr. Miguel Caetano (European Union)
- elected Sep. 2018

Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Environment (STACFEN)  
Karen Dwyer (Canada)
- elected Sep. 2017
Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Science (STACFIS)
Margaret Treble (Canada)
- re-elected Sep. 2017
Chair of the Standing Committee on Publications (STACPUB)
Carmen Fernandez (European Union)
- elected Sep. 2018
Chair of the Standing Committee on Research Coordination (STACREC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Administrator
Dayna Bell Scientific Information Administrator
Sarah Guile Office Administrator
Whitney McEvoy  Office Administrator (from July 2017-July 2018)
Matt Kendall Information Technology Manager
DJ Lay cock Database Developer/Programmer Analyst 
Lisa LeFort Senior Executive Assistant to the Executive Secretary
Alexis Pacey Senior Publications/Web 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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