4. The Chairperson suggested that the first two days of the Meeting be devoted to discussion, revision and adoption of the Guidelines. It was agreed that the Guidelines would be finalized and adopted on the second day of the Meeting and that the third day would be reserved to discuss any other matters, including the updating of the national surveys reports, and adoption of the Meeting report.
5. Mr Alessandro Lovatelli, Technical Secretary of the GFCM Committee on Aquaculture (CAQ), was designed as rapporteur.