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12 Aug: Yeosu International Conference
  • :2012-08-12 To 2012-08-12
  • :Republic of Korea

An international conference “Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Opening for Signature of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea” is being organized at the Yeosu World Expo, Republic of Korea, on 12 August 2012. The Conference is co-sponsored by the United Nations (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Office of Legal Affairs), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Korea and the Korea Maritime Institute, in cooperation with the Organizing Committee for the Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea.

9-13 Jul: Committee on Fisheries (COFI)
  • :2012-07-09 To 2012-07-13
  • :Rome, Italy
  • : Participated by ICSF

The 30th session of COFI

20-22 June: Rio + 20
  • :2012-06-20 To 2012-06-22
  • :Rio de Janiero, Brazil

Twenty years after Rio,

12- 14 Jun: FAO/SPC Pacific Islands Regional Consultation on the Development of Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF)
  • :2012-06-12 To 2012-06-14
  • :NewCaledonia, Noumea,
  • : Participated by ICSF

A regional consultation to discuss the VG-SSF

30 Apr - 5 May: Sixteenth meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the CBD
  • :2012-04-30 To 2012-05-05
  • :Montreal, Canada

The 16th meeting of the SBSTTA will discuss marine and coastal biological diversity, focusing on EBSAs, and marine spatial planning.

23 Apr - 4 May: Second round of 'informal-informal' negotiations on the zero draft of outcome document
  • :2012-04-23 To 2012-05-04
  • :New York, US

The second round of informal-informal negotiation for the outcome document

02-06 April: COFI Sub-committee on Aquaculture
  • :2012-04-02 To 2012-04-06
  • :Rome

The 6th session of the COFI sub-committee on aquaculture.

26-30 March: Sub-committee on Aquaculture
  • :2012-03-26 To 2012-03-30
  • :Cape

The 6th session of the sub-committee on aquaculture will meet in Cape Town, South Africa. The session will discuss the implementation of the FAO technical guidelines on aquaculture certification

20-24 Feb: COFI- Sub-Committee on Fish Trade
  • :2012-02-20 To 2012-02-24
  • :Hyderabad, India

The 13th session of the sub-committe on fish trade will meet in Hyderabad, India to review international trade in fisheries, and also discuss the best practice guidelines for traceability

07-10 Feb: Workshop on International Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (VG-SSF)
  • :2012-02-07 To 2012-02-10
  • :Rome, Italy

The overall purpose of the Workshop is to contribute to a first preliminary draft of the SSF Guidelines and to provide recommendations for possible considerations and actions needed to promote and support the implementation of the SSF Guidelines. Furthermore, the workshop offers advice to the FAO Secretariat with regard to the road map and next steps in the SSF Guidelines development process and what additional actions may be required to ensure that a negotiated document can be presented to COFI in 2014 for approval.