20. Altogether the Working Party has held sixteen Sessions since 1960, generally meeting about every two years. Dates and locations of all Sessions are shown in Annex 1.
21. Ad hoc Inter-Agency Consultations on Atlantic Fishery Statistics are informal intersessional meetings usually involving one representative from each of the organizations participating in the CWP. The main purpose of these Consultations is to plan the CWP Sessions and to monitor progress on following up recommendations from previous CWP Sessions. Usually one Consultation takes place between CWP Sessions.