Highlights and images for 27 May 2016


Participants at the Resumed Review Conference spent the morning and afternoon discussing the draft outcome of the resumed Review Conference on the Agreement, both in plenary and in the drafting committee.

Delegates adopted the outcome by consensus and agreed to continue the informal consultations and keep the Agreement under review through the resumption of the Review Conference at a date not earlier than 2020. President Hazin closed the meeting at 5:59 pm.

IISD Reporting Services, through its ENB Meeting Coverage, has provided daily web coverage, daily reports from the Review Conference on 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. In addition, IISD Reporting Services has also published a summary & analysis from this meeting, which is available in HTML and PDF format.
The Earth Negotiations Bulletin summary and analysis of the UNFSA Resumed Review Conference will be available on Monday, 30 May 2016.
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Fábio Hazin, President of the Conference, and Dmitry Goncher, UNDOALOS Secretariat

Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli, UNDOALOS

Michael Brakke, US

Salote Tagivakatini, Fiji, and John Brincat, EU

Nigerian delegates

Stephen Willoughby, Barbados

Carrie McDougall, Australia

Li Yongsheng and Shi Xiaolin, China

Gabriele Goettsche-Wanli, UNDOALOS Director, and Fábio Hazin, President of the Conference

Kengo Tanaka and Chiaki Mizugaki, Japan

Alex Jebson and Kate Neilson, New Zealand

Draft Text

Oleg Rykov, Russian Federation

Marshall Islands delegation

Eva Vázquez, EU

Luke Daunivalu, Fiji

Meli Raicebe, Fiji, and Elise Stull, FSM

View of the Plenary

Cristian Laborda Mora, Chile, Thembile Joyini, South Africa, and James Ndirangu Waweru, Kenya

Li Yongsheng and Shi Xiaolin, China, and John Brincat, EU

Arnór Snæbjörnsson and Matthías Pálsson, Iceland

Mar Rodriguez, EU and Javier Garat, International Coalition of Fisheries Asociations (ICFA)

Noemi Job, Mauritius

Mi Young Song and Jun-Re Kim, Republic of Korea

Fiji Delegation

Around the Venue




Negotiating blocs
European Union