Committee on Fisheries
Thirty-fourth Session, 1-5 February 2021
Rome, Italy

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Working Documents
COFI/2020/1 Provisional Agenda Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/2 State of the world fisheries and aquaculture: Influencing action for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/2.1 Highlights of the Progress in the implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and related instruments Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/2.2 Outcome of the International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability: Strengthening the Science-Policy Nexus Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/2.3 2021 Declaration for Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/2.3 Add.1

    2021 COFI declaration for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture - explanatory note

Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/3 Decisions and recommendations of the Tenth Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture, Trondheim, Norway, 23-27 August 2019 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/4 Decisions and recommendations of the Seventeenth Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade, Vigo, Spain, 25-29 November 2019 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/5 FAO's Contribution of Fisheries and Aquaculture towards achieving the 2030 Agenda Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/6 Supporting small-scale and artisanal fisheries Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/7 Combatting Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/8 Developments in global and regional processes Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/9 Addressing climate change and other environment-related matters Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/9.1 Implementing biodiversity mainstreaming in fisheries and aquaculture Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/10 Proposal for a new Sub-Committee on fisheries management Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/10 Add.1

    Proposal for a new Sub-Committee on fisheries management - Addendum

Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/11 FAO's Programme of Work in fisheries and aquaculture under the FAO Strategic Framework Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/12 Multi-year Programme of Work (MYPOW) of the Committee on Fisheries: a progress report of MYPOW 2018-2021 and a draft MYPOW 2020-2023 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
Information Papers
COFI/2020/Inf.1 Provisional list of documents Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.2 List of participants  
COFI/2020/Inf.3 Statement by the Director-General Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.3.1 Progress Report on the Hand in Hand Initiative Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.3.2 Impacts of COVID-19 on fisheries and aquaculture Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.3.3 Terms of Reference of the International Platform for Digital Food and Agriculture Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.4 Annotations to the Provisional Agenda Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.5 Follow-up to the decisions and recommendations of the Thirty-third Session of the Committee on Fisheries, Rome, 9-13 July 2018 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.6 Report of the Thirty-third Session of the Committee on Fisheries, Rome, 9-13 July 2018 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.7 Progress in the implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and related instruments Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.9 Report of the Tenth Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture, Trondheim, Norway, 23-27 August 2019 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.9.1 Report of the Seventeenth Regular Session of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Rome, 18-22 February 2019 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.9.2 Implementation of the FAO Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) (2016-2020) in aquaculture and new FAO Action Plan on AMR (2021-2025) Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.10 Report of the Seventeenth Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade, Vigo, Spain, 25-29 November 2019 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.11.1 Draft Vision and Strategy for FAO's work in Nutrition Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.11.2 Mid-term Review of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.12 Small-scale and artisanal fisheries: Progress on implementing the SSF Guidelines since the Thirty-third Session of COFI in 2018 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.12.1 Status update on the global study "Illuminating Hidden Harvest: the contribution of small-scale fisheries to sustainable development" Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.12.2 Draft planning roadmap for the International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture 2022 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.13 Transshipment: Summary of the findings of the in-depth study Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.14 Regional Fishery Bodies established within the FAO framework Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.14.1 Safety at sea and decent work in fisheries and aquaculture Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.14.2 Legal frameworks for sustainable fisheries and aquaculture Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.15.2 Position paper on “Ecosystem Restoration” of production ecosystems, in the context of the UN Decade of Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030 Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.15.3 Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.15.4 Responsible Fishing Operations Workplan Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.16 Developments in fora of importance for the mandate of COFI Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.18 Statement of Competence and Voting Rights submitted by the European Union and its Member States Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
COFI/2020/Inf.19 Provisional Timetable Ar, Es, Fr, Ru, Zh
Session Background Documents
COFI/2020/SBD.1 Minutes of the first meeting of the joint task force for investigation of the proposal to establish a new Sub-Commmittee on fisheries management (JTF 1)
COFI/2020/SBD.2 Minutes of the second meeting of the joint task force for investigation of the proposal to establish a new Sub-Commmittee on fisheries management (JTF 2)
COFI/2020/SBD.3 Minutes of the third meeting of the joint task force for investigation of the proposal to establish a new Sub-Commmittee on fisheries management (JTF 3)
COFI/2020/SBD.4 Regional statistical analysis of responses by FAO members to the 2020 questionnaire on the implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and related instruments
COFI/2020/SBD.5 Report of the second meeting of the Parties to the Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing. Santiago, Chile, 3-6 June 2019
COFI/2020/SBD.6 Report of the 2019 FAO/GGGI Regional Workshops on Best Practices to Prevent and Reduce Abandoned, Lost and otherwise Discarded Fishing Gear
COFI/2020/SBD.7 Fishing operations. Guidelines to prevent and reduce bycatch of marine mammals in capture
COFI/2020/SBD.8 Sea-based sources of marine litter-A review of current knowledge and assessment of data gaps. Second Interim Report of GESAMP Working Group 43, 04 June 2020
COFI/2020/SBD.9 Transshipment: a closer look
COFI/2020/SBD.10 Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Global Record Informal Open-Ended Technical and Advisory Working Group Seoul, Republic of Korea, 13-14 May 2019
COFI/2020/SBD.11 Report of the second meeting of the Agreement on Port State Measures (PSMA) Open-Ended Technical Working Group on Information Exchange, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 15-17 May 2019
COFI/2020/SBD.12 Technical guidelines on methodologies and indicators for the estimation of the magnitude and impact of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated fishing (IUU fishing) - Volume 3.1: a practical guide for undertaking IUU fishing estimation studies
COFI/2020/SBD.13 Glolitter partnerships programme
COFI/2020/SBD.14 Sustainable management of bycatch in Latin America and Caribbean (REBYC-II LAC) and beyond
COFI/2020/SBD.15 Decision-making and economics of adaptation to climate change in the fisheries and aquaculture sector
COFI/2020/SBD.16 A third assessment of global marine fisheries discards
COFI/2020/SBD.17 Summary report of the International Symposium on Fisheries sustainability
COFI/2020/SBD.18 Opportunities and challenges in the harmonization of criteria used to define the status of commercially-exploited aquatic resources across international bodies and multilateral environmental agreements
COFI/2020/SBD.19 Report of the Expert Meeting of Other Effective Area-Based Conservation Measures in the Marine Capture Fishery Sector, Rome, Italy, 7-10 May 2019
COFI/2020/SBD.20 Securing sustainable small-scale fisheries: Showcasing applied practices in value chains, post-harvest operations and trade
COFI/2020/SBD.21 Recommendationsof the fourthsession of the Joint FAO/ILO/IMO Ad Hoc Working Group on Illegal,Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing and Related Matters and recent developments
COFI/2020/SBD.22 Minutes of the 4th Meeting of the Joint Task Force Meeeting for Investigation of Proposal to Establish a New Sub-Committee on Fisheries Management (JTF 4)