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1) Opening of the Session

2) Selection of Officers

3) Adoption of the Agenda

4) Overview of IUU Fishing Issues and Flag State Responsibility

(i) Global overview of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and its impacts on national and international efforts to sustainably conserve and manage fisheries

(ii) Flag State responsibility and the contribution of recently concluded international instruments in preventing, deterring and eliminating IUU fishing

5) Fishing vessels operating under open registries and the exercise of flag State responsibilities

6) Presentation of case studies

(i) Cook Islands
(ii) Cyprus
(iii) Panama

7) International MCS Network

International network for the cooperation and coordination of fisheries-related monitoring, control and surveillance activities

8) Round-table discussions on the development of options and recommendations

9) Other matters

10) Adoption of the recommendations

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