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2020

Meeting Proceedings of  the Commission 2020 including: 

Date Title Venue
06 Feb. NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Meeting WebEx
12 Feb.  NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG) Meeting WebEx
02 Mar.  NAFO Ad hoc virtual NAFO Website Re-design Working Group: Data Classification Meeting WebEx
17 Mar.  Joint Advisory Group on Data Management (JAGDM) Meeting WebEx
24 Apr. NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG) Meeting WebEx
30 Apr. NAFO Commission Ad Hoc Working Group to Reflect on the Rules Governing Bycatches, Discards and Selectivity (WG-BDS) in the NAFO Regulatory Area Meeting WebEx
12–15 May NAFO Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) Intersessional Meeting WebEx
23 June NAFO Ad hoc virtual NAFO Website Re-design Working Group: Data Classification Meeting WebEx
17–19 Aug. NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Working Group on Ecosystem Approach Framework to Fisheries Management (WG-EAFFM) Meeting WebEx
20–21 Aug. NAFO Joint Commission-Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Meeting WebEx
25–26 Aug. NAFO STACTIC Editorial Drafting Group of the NAFO CEM (EDG) Meeting WebEx
10 Sept.  Joint Advisory Group on Data Management (JAGDM) Meeting WebEx
21-25 Sept. 42nd Annual Meeting of NAFO WebEx 
05 Nov. NAFO STACTIC Editorial Drafting Group of the NAFO CEM (EDG) Meeting WebEx

 

Scientific Council Reports 2020 including:

Date Title Venue
02 Apr. NAFO Scientific Council Planning Meeting WebEx
04 May NAFO Scientific Council Precautionary Approach Working Group (PA-WG) Meeting WebEx
28 May– 12 Jun. NAFO Scientific Council and its Standing Committees Meeting WebEx 
14 Sept.

NAFO Scientific Council 
(in conjunction with the NIPAG) Meeting

WebEx
21-25 Sep.  42nd Annual Meeting of NAFO WebEx
26 - 30 Oct. NAFO Scientific Council Shrimp Meeting WebEx
26 -30 Oct. NAFO/ICES Pandalus Assessment Meeting  WebEx
17–26 Nov NAFO Scientific Council Working Group on Ecosystem Science and Assessment (WG-ESA) Meeting WebEx

 

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 Senior Fisheries Information Administrator
Dayna Bell MacCallum. Scientific Information Administrator
Sarah Guile Office Administrator (on maternity leave)
Matt Kendall Information Technology Manager
DJ Lay cock Database Developer/Programmer Analyst 
Lisa LeFort Senior Executive Assistant
Alexis Pacey Senior Publications/Web Manager
Shala Singer Office Administrator (Interim)

 

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 Kingdom (18 September 2020)
United States of America (29 November 1995)

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