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Eighth Round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the UNFSA (Fish Stocks Agreement)

16-19 March 2009 | UN headquarters, New York, US

Daily highlights, Thursday 19 March 2009
With a bang of the gavel, Chair David Balton drops the curtain on the eighth round of the Informal Consultations for States Parties to the UNFSA
The eighth round of Informal Consultations on the UN Fish Stocks Agreement met for a fourth and final day on Thursday. During the morning plenary, delegates considered and adopted, as orally amended in plenary, the proposed timeline and programme of work for the resumed Review Conference that was prepared by an informal open-ended working group that met Wednesday afternoon. Chair Balton said the proposed timeline and programme of work would be submitted to the sixty-fourth session of the UN General Assembly in fall 2009, along with the report on the Continuing Dialogue, as appendices to the Chair’s Summary Report. Chair Balton gaveled the meeting to a close at 12:25 pm.
Delegates review the proposed timeline and programme of work.
Delegates stream into the conference room for the final day of the Informal Consultations for States Parties to the UNFSA.
Chair David Balton (third from left) poses with ENB team. L-R: Wagaki Mwangi (Kenya); Matt Sommerville (USA); Daniela Diz Pinto (Brazil); Glen Ewers (Australia); and Ari Shapiro (USA).
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IISD RS coverage of Seventh Informal Consultations of States Parties to the UNFSA, 11-12 March 2008, New York, U.S.
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IISD RS coverage of UNFSA Review Conference, 22-26 May 2006, UNHQ, New York, U.S.
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