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2019

Head of Delegation, NAFO Annual Meeting, 23-27 September, 2019, Bordeaux France

Meeting Proceedings of  the Commission 2019 including: 

Date Title Venue
14 Jan. Chairs Meeting (STACTIC, WG-BDS and SC) Via WebEx
5 Feb. NAFO Working Group on Improving Efficiency of NAFO Working Group Process (E-WG) Via WebEx
05–07 Mar.

NAFO STACTIC Editorial Drafting Group of the NAFO CEM (EDG)

 Montreal, Quebec
14 Mar.     NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG)      WebEx
19–20 Mar. Joint Advisory Group on Data Management (JAGDM) Meeting NEAFC Secretariat, 
London, UK
03 Apr. NAFO Commission Working Group to Address the Recommendations of the
2018 Performance Review Panel Meeting
NAFO Secretariat, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
10–12 Apr. NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Meeting Brussels, Belgium
30 Apr.     NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG) Meeting WebEx
07– 09 May

NAFO Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) Intersessional Meeting

 Lisbon, Portugal 
15 July  NAFO Commission Ad Hoc Working Group on Bycatches, Discards and Selectivity
(WG-BDS) in NAFO Regulatory Area Meeting
NAFO Secretariat, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
16–18 July  NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Ecosystem Approach Framework to Fisheries Management (WG-EAFFM) Meeting NAFO Secretariat, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
23 July     NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG) Meeting WebEx
11 Sept. Joint Advisory Group on Data Management (JAGDM) Meeting WebEx
21 Sept.  NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Meeting Bordeaux, France
23–27 Sept. NAFO 41st Annual Meeting Bordeaux, France

 

Scientific Council Reports 2019 including:

Date Title Venue
28-31 Jan. NAFO Scientific Council Cod Management Strategy Evaluation Meeting NEAFC Secretariat, 
London, UK
31 May–
13 Jun.    
NAFO Scientific Council and its Standing Committees  Saint Mary’s University, 
Nova Scotia
10 Sept.  NAFO Scientific Council Meeting
(In conjunction with the NAFO/ICES Pandalus Assessment Group to formulate management advice for northern shrimp in NAFO Divisions 3M and 3LNO)
WebEx
23–27 Sept. NAFO 41st Annual Meeting Bordeaux, France
08–13 Nov. Report of the Scientific Council Shrimp Meeting, 8-13 November 2019  Tromso, Norway
08–13 Nov.  NAFO/ICES Pandalus Assessment Group Meeting
(back-to-back with NAFO/ICES/PICES Shellfish Symposium)  
 Tromso, Norway
19–28 Nov.     NAFO Working Group on Ecosystem Science and Assessment (WG-ESA)     Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Officers of the Organization:

Commission
St├ęphane Artano (France in respect of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon)
- Re-elected Sep. 19
President of the Organization and Chair of the Commission
Temur Tairov (Russian Federation)
- Re-elected Sep. 19
Vice-Chair of the Commission
Deirdre Warner-Kramer (USA)
- Re-elected Sep. 17
Chair of the Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Robert Fagan (Canada)
- Elected Sep. 19
Vice-Chair of Standing Committee on Finance and Administration (STACFAD)
Kaire Martin (European Union)
- Elected Sep. 19    
Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC)     
Patrick Moran (USA)
- Elected Sep. 19
 Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) 
Scientific Council
Carmen Fernandez (European Union)
- Elected Jun. 19
Chair of the Scientific Council
Karen Dwyer (Canada)
- Elected Jun. 19
Vice-Chair of the Scientific Council
Miguel Caetano  (European Union)
- Elected Sep. 18
Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Environment (STACFEN)  
Katherine Sosebee (USA)
- Elected Jun. 19
Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries Science (STACFIS)
Margaret Treble (Canada)
- Re-elected Jun. 19
Chair of the Standing Committee on Publications (STACPUB)
Karen Dwyer (Canada)
- Elected Jun. 19
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 Officer 
Dayna Bell Scientific Information Officer
Sarah Guile Office Administrator
Matt Kendall Information Technology Manager
DJ Lay cock Database Developer/Programmer Analyst 
Lisa LeFort Senior Executive Assistant
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) 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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