Escritório Regional da FAO para a América Latina e o Caribe

XVIII Session of the Commission of Small-Scale, Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture of Latin America and the Caribbean (COPPESAALC)

Costa Rica.
29-03-23 - 31-03-23


The meeting complies with the provisions of the Commission's statutes regarding the holding of regular biennial sessions. Its objectives are to report the measures adopted with respect to the agreements of the previous meeting; reflect collectively on the issues that concern the sustainability and contribution of fisheries and aquaculture to food security, the alleviation of rural poverty and the responsible and harmonious management of natural resources, in line with the needs of the member countries of the Commission, FAO regional priorities and the goals of the UN Sustainable Development Agenda.

List of documents

Supporting documents:

COPPESAALC - XVIII  Annotated Agenda

COPPESAALC-XVIII-1 Measures taken regarding the XVII Session of COPPESAALC

COPPESAALC-XVIII-2 Summary of the priorities established at the XXXVII FAO Regional Conference

COPPESAALC-XVIII-3 Summary of agreements adopted during the 35th FAO Committee on Fisheries

COPPESAALC-XVIII-4 Overview of Marine Fisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean

COPPESAALC-XVIII-5 Overview of Inland Fisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean

COPPESAALC-XVIII-6 Aquaculture Overview in the COPPESAALC countries

COPPESAALC-XVIII-7 Blue Transformation. The Contribution of Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture to FAO´s New Strategic Framework

COPPESAALC-XVIII-8 State of the Port State Measures Agreement to Combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
COPPESAALC-XVIII-9 FAO and marine areas beyond national jurisdiction

COPPESAALC-XVIII-10 Climate Change in Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture: Progress and Setbacks

Information Documents:


XVIII Reunión de la Comisión de Pesca en Pequeña Escala, Artesanal y Acuicultura de América Latina y el Caribe