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
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
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
Around the Venue