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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.

Meeting badges for the 33rd Session of the Committee on Fisheries

Permanent Representatives are kindly informed that the meeting badges for delegates registered for the 33rd Session of the Committee on Fisheries will be ready for collection from the External Registration Centre (located at the entrance on Viale Aventino close to the Metro station), at FAO Headquarters starting from:
Thursday July 5, 2018 from 14.00 to 16.30 hours
Friday July 6, 2018 from 14.00 to 16.30 hours
Saturday July 7, 2018 from 10:00 to 15:00 hours

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.