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COFI 2018

Committee on Fisheries
Thirty-third Session
9-13 July 2018, Rome, Italy


Participants wishing to register for the 33rd Session of COFI should proceed as indicated below. Registration will be open as of mid-April 2018. The deadline for the Registration is 7 July 2018.

Representatives of FAO Members

The Director-General would appreciate being informed of the representatives designated to attend the Thirty-third Session. Registration can only be done by the Permanent Representation of the Member to FAO. Online registration is accessible through the password-protected FAO Members Gateway. Instructions for online registration can be downloaded from the PRWS. Please note that online registration requires the uploading of a recent passport-size digital photograph. See the photo requirements below.

Representatives of invited International Observer Organizations

Only Delegates from invited International Organizations can attend the Thirty-third Session of COFI. The Director-General would appreciate being informed of the names, official titles and addresses of observers designated to attend the Thirty-second Session, by e-mail to FAO-COFI@fao.org.   Observer delegates are advised to register in advance of the meeting by completing the International Organizations Observer Registration Form and forwarding it by email to FAO-COFI@fao.org, together with a recent passport-size digital photograph and a copy of their national passport. See the photo requirements below. 

 Digital photo requirements 

  • Photo must be in colour, featuring a frontal view of head and shoulders, similar to a passport photo;
  • Photo must have a light or neutral background and show very little of the background above and on either side of the head. No hats, sunglasses or accessories that obscure your face;
  • Photo must be in digital JPEG (.jpg or .jpeg) format. Photos should also have a width to height ratio of approximately 3:4. In other words, a photo that is 2 cm wide should be approximately 2.5 cm high.