COFI/2001/1 Rev.1


Twenty-fourth Session

Rome, Italy, 26 February - 2 March 2001


Monday, 26 February 2001

Morning: 09.30 hours

1. Opening of the Session1


2. Adoption of the Agenda and arrangements for the Session

COFI /2001/1, Inf.1

3. Election of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons and designation of Drafting Committee: for decision


4. Achievements of Major Programme 2.3 Fisheries 1998-1999: for discussion

COFI/2001/2, Inf.4, Inf.5, Inf.6

Afternoon: 15.00 hours

5. Progress Report on the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and related International Plans of Action: for discussion and decision

COFI/2001/3, Inf.5

Tuesday, 27 February 2001

Morning: 09.30 hours

6. Decisions and Recommendations of the Seventh Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade, Bremen, Germany, 22-25 March 2000: for decision

COFI/2001/4, Inf.7

7. Proposed COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture: for decision

COFI/2001/5, Inf.8

Afternoon: 14.30 hours

8. CITES Criteria for Commercially-exploited Aquatic Species: for decision

COFI/2001/6, Inf.9

Wednesday, 28 February 2001

Morning, 09.30 hours

9. Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing: for discussion and decision

COFI/2001/7, Add.1, Inf.10

Afternoon: 14.30 hours

10. Proposal for Improved Global Reporting on the Status and Trends of Fisheries: for discussion and decision


11. Conclusions and Recommendations of the FAO Expert Consultation on Economic Incentives and Responsible Fisheries: for discussion and decision


Thursday, 1 March 2001

Morning: 09.30 hours

12. Medium-Term Plan 2002-2007: for discussion and decision

COFI/2001/10, Inf.12

Afternoon, 14.30 hours

12. Continued


13. Any Other Matters


Friday, 2 March 2001




Afternoon: 14.30 hours

14. Adoption of the Report



FAO will make a presentation of the State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) 2000 before the official opening of the Session.