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The United Nations Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks

Informal Consultations of States Parties

Last updated 27 May 2015

Eleventh round of informal consultations of States Parties to the Agreement: Pursuant to General Assembly resolution 69/109, adopted on 9 December 2014, the eleventh round of informal consultations of States Parties to the Agreement was held at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Monday, 16, and Tuesday, 17 March 2015, primarily as a preparatory meeting for the resumed Review Conference, which is scheduled to take place during the first part of 2016.

Commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Agreement: The year 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the opening for signature of the Agreement and pursuant to paragraph 44 of Resolution 69/109 of 9 December 2014, the Secretary-General convened an event, on 17 March during the eleventh round of informal consultations of States Parties to the Agreement, to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the opening for signature of the Agreement.

In this regard, the Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea (DOALOS) organized a round-table discussion featuring two segments, involving presentations and a general discussion among participants. The participants included representatives of States Parties to the Agreement, States non-parties and relevant intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations invited to attend the eleventh round of informal consultations in accordance with General Assembly resolution 69/109.

 

Eleventh round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (16 and 17 March 2015)

Report of the eleventh  round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, New York, 16 to 17 March 2015

Tenth round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (7 and 8 April 2014)

Report of the tenth  round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, New York, 7 to 8 April 2014

List of participants to the tenth round of Informal Consultations

Ninth round of Informal Consultations of States Parties  to the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (2010)

Report of the ninth  round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, New York, 16 to 17 March 2010

List of participants to the ninth round of Informal Consultations

Eighth round of informal consultations of States parties to the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement (2009)

Report of the eighth  round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, New York, 16 - 19 March 2009, United Nations, New York

List of participants to the eighth round of Informal Consultations

Sources of available assistance for developing States and the needs of developing States for capacity-building and assistance in the conservation and management of straddling fish stocks and highly migratory fish stocks Compilation prepared by the Secretariat

Seventh round of Informal Consultations (2008)

Report of the seventh round of Informal Consultations of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, New York, 11 – 12 March 2008, United Nations, New York

List of participants to the seventh round of Informal Consultations

Sixth Informal Consultations (2007)

Report of the sixth Informal Consultations of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, 23 to 24 April 2007, United Nations, New York

List of participants to the Sixth Informal Consultations

Fifth Informal Consultations (2006)

Report of the fifth Informal Consultations of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, 20 to 24 March 2006, United Nations, New York

Fourth informal meeting (2005)

Report of the Fourth Informal Meeting of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, 31 May to 3 June 2005, United Nations, New York

Third informal meeting (2004)

Report of the Third Informal Meeting of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, 8-9 July 2004, United Nations, New York

Second informal meeting (2003)

Report of the Second Informal Meeting of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, held from 23 to 25 July 2003 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

First informal meeting (2002)

Report of the Informal Meeting of States Parties to the Agreement for the Implementation of the Provisions of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea of 10 December 1982 relating to the Conservation and Management of Straddling Fish Stocks and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks, New York, 30 - 31 July 2002


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