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6-17 Oct: 12th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity
  • :2014-10-06 To 2014-10-17
  • :Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea
  • : Participated by ICSF

The meeting will address the programme of work on marine coastal biodiversity, with specific reference to traditional knowledge in ecologically or biologically sensitive areas (EBSAs) and on marine spatial planning.

21-25 Sep: 2nd World Small-scale Fisheries Congress
  • :2014-09-21 To 2014-09-25
  • :Merida, Mexico
  • : Participated by ICSF

The congress’ main theme is “Options and Opportunities for Small-scale Fisheries”, with the following sub-themes: economic viability; livelihoods and well-being; ecosystem stewardship; rights and access; governance and governability; food security; and assessment and monitoring.

27-30 Nov: Regional Symposium on Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Mediterranean and the Black Sea
  • :2013-11-27 To 2013-11-30
  • :St. Julian's, Malta

Building upon the development process and participatory approach used for the development of the FAO SSF Guidelines, the GFCM intends to provide, at the regional level, a platform where the main recurring issues related to small-scale fisheries in the Mediterranean and Black Sea could be duly addressed and all interested stakeholders could bring their opinions and ideas to the fore. The symposium will constitute the building block to steer strategic and programmatic actions with a view to improving the livelihood of local communities engaged in small-scale fisheries in the region, encouraging a sustainable exploitation of living marine resources.

7-11 Oct: Sub-Committee on Aquaculture - 7th Session
  • :2013-10-07 To 2013-10-11
  • :St. Petersburg, Russia Fed.

The Seventh Session on sub-committee on aquaculture, will be organized in Russia.

20-24 May: Technical Consultation on International Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries
  • :2013-05-20 To 2013-05-24
  • Technical Consultation on International Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries (SSF Guidelines) to negotiate the final text of the SSF Guidelines to be presented for approval to the 31st Session of the Committee on Fisheries.

15-17 May: Global Dialogue Forum for the Promotion of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).
  • :2013-05-15 To 2013-05-17
  • :Geneva

The purpose of the meeting would be to discuss challenges in the Convention’s implementation,to evaluate how it can be used as a tool to address major issues in the sector, to share good
practices and experiences, to report and review promotional activities, and to provide an update on the status of national efforts to implement and ratify Convention No. 188.

15-17 May: Global Dialogue Forum for the Promotion of the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).
  • :2013-05-15 To 2013-05-17
  • :Geneva

The purpose of the meeting would be to discuss challenges in the Convention’s implementation,to evaluate how it can be used as a tool to address major issues in the sector, to share good
practices and experiences, to report and review promotional activities, and to provide an update on the status of national efforts to implement and ratify Convention No. 188.

9 May: Fish vendors rights conference
  • :2013-05-11 To 2013-05-11
  • :West Bengal

More than 1000 fish vendors will meeet in Contai, West Bengal to discuss their issues, and come up with a strategy plan.

6-7 May: Intersessional Workshop on conservation and management tools, including area-based management and environmental impact assessments
  • :2013-05-06 To 2013-05-07
  • :New York, US

Intersessional Workshop on
conservation and management tools, including area-based management and environmental impact assessments

Bonn Climate Change Conference - April 2013
  • :2013-04-29 To 2013-05-02
  • :Bonn, Germany

The second session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action (ADP 2) will be held between 29 April - 3 May 2013 at the World Conference Center Bonn, in Bonn, Germany