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08-19 Oct: Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • :2012-10-08 To 2012-10-19
  • :Hyderabad, India

COP 11 will include a high-level ministerial segment organized by the host country in consultation with the Secretariat and the Bureau. The high‑level segment will take place from 17 to 19 October 2012

19-20 Sept: Consultative Meeting "Combatting Forced Labour in Fishing"
  • :2012-09-19 To 2012-09-20
  • :Turin, Italy

A two-day tripartite consultation to discuss the legal, practical and technical modalities needed to form an effective and coordinated global strategy to combat forced labour in the fishing industry.

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