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2021

Meeting Proceedings of  the Commission 2021 including: 

Date Title Venue
25 Feb. NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG) Meeting WebEx
18 Mar. NAFO Working Group on Improving Efficiency of NAFO Working Group Process (E-WG) Meeting WebEx
13 Apr.  NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Catch Estimation Strategy Advisory Group (CESAG) Meeting WebEx
10-13 May NAFO Standing Committee on International Control (STACTIC) Intersessional Meeting WebEx
26 May Joint Advisory Group on Data Management (JAGDM) Meeting WebEx
12–13 July 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
14–16 and 
20–21 Jul.
   NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Working Group on Ecosystem Approach Framework to Fisheries Management (WG-EAFFM) Meeting WebEx
24–26 Aug.    NAFO Joint Commission–Scientific Council Working Group on Risk-based Management Strategies (WG-RBMS) Meeting WebEx
25 Aug.     NAFO Ad hoc Working Group on STACTIC Participation (WG-SP) Meeting WebEx
08–09 Sept.     STACTIC Meeting on Bycatch Discussions WebEx
20–24 Sept. Report of the 43rd Annual Meeting of NAFO, 20-24 September 2021   WebEx
07 Oct. WG-EAFFM Workshop – ‘Ecosystem Approach Framework Open Dialogue’ Meeting WebEx
26 Oct. Joint Advisory Group on Data Management (JAGDM) Meeting WebEx

 

Scientific Council Reports 2021 including:

Date Title Venue
26 Feb NAFO: Scientific Council Precautionary Approach Framework Working Group (PA-WG) WebEx
10-11 Mar.

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

WebEx
27 May - 11 Jun NAFO Scientific Council and its Standing Committees 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
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 Kingdom (18 September 2020)
United States of America (29 November 1995)

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