Committee on Fisheries

COFI36 Plenary session

 9:30 - 12:00
  1. Opening of the Session (COFI/2022/INF/4)
  2.  Margarita Lizárraga Medal Award Ceremony

  3. Adoption of the Agenda and arrangements for the Session (COFI/2024/1/, COFI/2024/INF/1, COFI/2024/INF/2/Rev.1, COFI/2024/INF/5/Rev.1)
  4. Designation of Drafting Committee
  5. State of world fisheries and aquaculture and progress in the implementation of the Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries and the related instruments (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/2, COFI/2024/INF/19, COFI/2024/INF/20).
 12:00 - 13:30
  • High-level Special Event on the 10th Anniversary of the Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication

 14:30 - 17:00
  1. Continued
  2. Decisions and recommendations of the Twelfth Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Aquaculture, 16-19 May 2023 (for information and endorsement) (COFI/2024/3, COFI/2024/INF/7)
 17:30 - 19:00
  • Reception

 9:30 - 12:00
  1. Decisions and recommendations of the Nineteenth Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fish Trade, 11-15 September 2023 (COFI/2022/4)
  2. Decisions and recommendations of the First Session of the COFI Sub-Committee on Fisheries Management, 15-18 January 2024 (for information and endorsement) (COFI/2024/5)

 14:30 - 17:00
  1. Combatting Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/13)
  2. Integrated water resources management in fisheries and aquaculture (WCP) (COFI/2024/6)

 9:30 - 12:00
  1. The role of fisheries and aquaculture in food security and nutrition (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/7)
  2. Impact of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture, and aquatic foods as a climate solution (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/8, COFI/2024/INF/17)

 14:30 - 17:00
  1. The implications for fisheries and aquaculture of global biodiversity frameworks and agreements (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/9)
  2. Marine plastic pollution and Fisheries and Aquaculture (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/10, COFI/2024/INF/16)

 9:30 - 12:00
  1. FAO's Programme of Work in fisheries and aquaculture under the FAO Strategic Framework (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/11)
  2. Multi-year Programme of Work (MYPOW) of the Committee (WCP) (for information and discussion) (COFI/2024/12)

 14:30 - 17:00
  1. Any other matters (for information)
  2. Election of the Chairperson and Vice-Chairpersons of the 37th Session of COFI
  3. Date and place of the 37th Session of COFI

  • (to be announced)

 14:30 - 17:00
  1. Adoption of the Report
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