RAP PUBLICATION 2005/22

RAP PUBLICATION 2005/22

ASIA-PACIFIC FISHERY COMMISSION (APFIC)

REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Seventieth Session

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-25 August 2005


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC

Bangkok, 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.

ABSTRACT

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.



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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

FOREWORD

ACRONYMS

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

APPENDIX

A. List of participants
B. Agenda
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