General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean - GFCM

Commission - 23rd session

07 July 1998 - 10 July 1998

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The twenty-third session of the GFCM was attended by delegates from twenty out of the twenty-two members of the Commission. The main issues discussed during the meeting were the scale of contribution to an autonomous budget, and the structure and functions of the newly established Scientific Advisory Committee. The twenty-third session decided to entrust the Scientific Advisory Committee with technical and scientific functions of the Commission. The same Committee was also instructed to decide on SubCommittees that it may wish to establish to support its technical work. A Programme of Work and Budget for the biennium 1998-99 was also discussed and approved.