RAP PUBLICATION 2005/22
ASIA-PACIFIC FISHERY COMMISSION (APFIC)
REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005
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Report of the Seventieth session of the APFIC Executive Committee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 23-25 August 2005. FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, RAP Publication 2005/22, 21 p.
This document presents the final report of the Seventieth session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) which was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 23 to 25 August 2005. Major topics discussed were: progress reports on the intersessional activities of APFIC; regional response to the tsunami; regional fishery bodies in Asia-Pacific; outcomes of the trash fish and co-management workshops; and preparations for the Regional Consultative Forum Meeting and the Twenty-ninth Session of APFIC. The summary of the main recommendations/ decisions is shown in Appendix G.
Table of Contents
PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
OPENING OF THE SESSION
ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA
INTERSESSIONAL ACTIVITIES OF APFIC
REGIONAL RESPONSE TO THE TSUNAMI
REGIONAL FISHERY BODIES IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
OUTCOMES OF THE APFIC REGIONAL WORKSHOPS ON LOW VALUE/TRASH FISH AND CO-MANAGEMENT
PREPARATIONS FOR THE REGIONAL CONSULTATIVE FORUM MEETING AND THE TWENTY-NINTH SESSION OF APFIC
ANY OTHER MATTERS
DATE AND PLACE OF THE SEVENTY-FIRST SESSION
ADOPTION OF THE REPORT
A. List of participants
C. List of documents
D. Major topics to be discussed at the RCF meeting and the schedule of RCF meeting
E. Tentative schedule of the twenty-ninth session of APFIC
F. Items discussed by the executive committee as areas of further work and interest of the commission
G. Summary of main recommendations, decisions and/or directives of the executive committee