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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED
Rome, December 1995
PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
The Sixteenth Session of the Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics (CWP) considered that there is a need to supply existing and prospective participating organizations with information about the structure and functions of the CWP, and requested the Secretariat to prepare a paper by updating a working paper entitled "The Role and Structure of the CWP" (Doc. CWP-16/23). Since that working paper was written, new Statutes and Rules of Procedure have been adopted and these are included.
The Coordinating Working Party on Fishery Statistics: Its origin, role and structure.
FAO Fisheries Circular. No. 903. Rome, FAO. 1995. 14p.
This paper outlines the origin of the Coordinating Working
Party on Fishery Statistics (CWP), its development and achievements, and its
future role. The CWP was reconstituted in 1995 in order to allow it to better
respond to increasing demands for reliable fishery statistics and coordination
of regional fishery statistical programmes. The new Statutes and Rules of
Procedure are presented, together with information on how new organizations may
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Background to the Establishment of the CWP
Establishment of the CWP
Modification of the Title and Composition of CWP
Statutes and Rules of Procedure
Frequency of Meetings
Role of the CWP
Various Proposals for Inter-Organization Coordination in Relation to Global Fishery Statistics
Reconstitution of the CWP in 1995
Admission of New Organizations to the CWP
ANNEX 1 - CWP Sessions: Dates, places and reports
ANNEX 2 - Statutes
ANNEX 3 - Rules of Procedure