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    (2009) Report of the Seventy-second session of the APFIC Executive Committee 2009
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    Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (2009). Report of the Seventy-second session of the APFIC Executive Committee, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 23-25 September 2009. FAO Regiol Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, RAP Publication 2009/20, 24 p. This document presents the fil report of the Seventy-second Session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) which was held in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 23 to 25 September 2009. The APFIC Executive Committee's main funct ion is to direct the conduct of the Commission's business and affairs between its biennial sessions. The APFIC Executive Committee for biennium 2009-2010 is composed of the Republic of Korea (Chairperson), Viet Nam (Vice Chairperson), Philippines and Sri Lanka (Members), Indonesia (the outgoing Chairperson) and the Secretary of the Commission (as Ex-officio member). Major topics discussed at the meeting were ways to improve APFIC's effectiveness for its members in the region; the issues of signi ficance to the region that have emerged in regiol and intertiol fora over the past biennium; progress and outcomes of the APFIC regiol consultative workshops on "Practical implementation of the ecosystem approach to fisheries and aquaculture in the APFIC region" and "Improving resilience and reducing vulnerability of livelihoods in small-scale fisheries"; preparations for the Third Regiol Consultative Forum meeting and the Thirty-first Session of APFIC to be held in Republic of Korea in Septembe r 2010. A number of recommendations made by the Executive Committee concerning future activities need to be acted on by the Secretariat in close cooperation with participating members and in partnership with other regiol fishery bodies in Asia and the Pacific region.
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    (2011) Report of the Seventy-third Session of the APFIC Executive Committee 2011
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    (2011) Report of the Seventy-third Session of the APFIC Executive Committee, Nha Trang, Viet Nam, 23-25 August 2011, FAO Regiol Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, RAP Publication 2011/23, 35 p. This document presents the fil report of the Seventy-third Session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) which was held in Nha Trang, Viet Nam, from 23 to 25 August 2011. The APFIC Executive Committee’s main function is to direct the conduct of business and affai rs of the Commission between its biennial sessions and provide advice to the Secretariat. The APFIC Executive Committee at its Seventy-third session is composed of Viet Nam (Chairperson), India (Vice-Chairperson), Bangladesh and USA (Members), Republic of Korea (the former Chairperson) and the Secretary of the Commission (as an Ex-officio member). The agenda items discussed at the meeting were:  Inter-sessiol activities of APFIC Outcomes of the Third APFIC Regiol Consultative Forum Meeting (RCFM ) and recommendations of the Thirty-first Session Intertiol fishery developments and recommendations of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) Review of key areas for attention by APFIC and partner organizations Updating the APFIC strategic plan 2012-2018 Improving the effectiveness of APFIC’s role in the region APFIC budget APFIC ongoing workplan and preparations for the Fourth RCFM and arrangements for the Thirty-second Session of APFIC Date and place of the Seventy-fourth session of APFIC Exec utive Committee The Executive Committee endorsed a number of recommendations relating to the direction of APFIC and how to strengthen its function. In addition, the Executive committee noted several key areas for attention under the forthcoming workplan. The Executive Committee also advised on the preparations for the Fourth Regiol Consultative Forum Meeting and the Thirty-second Session of APFIC to be held in Da Nang, Viet Nam, in 2012.
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    (2014) Report of the Seventy-fifth Session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission 2014
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      Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission. 2014. Report of the Seventy-fifth Session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 11–13 November 2014, FAO Regiol Office for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, RAP Publication 2014/25, 21 p.  This document presents the fil report of the Seventy-fifth Session of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC) that was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 11 to 13 November 2014. The APFIC Executive Com mittee at its Seventy-fifth session comprised Sri Lanka (Chair), Philippines (Vice-Chair), Indonesia and Myanmar (Members), India (former Chair) and the Secretary of the Commission (as an ex officio Member). The Executive Committee agreed that there were common objectives between the FAO/APFIC Regiol Initiative on Blue Growth and the work priorities identified by the Commission. It recommended that the Regiol Initiative on Blue Growth and APFIC’s related work should be brought to the attention o f the FAO Asia-Pacific Regiol Conference (APRC), through the inclusion of an APRC agenda item on the contribution of fish to nutrition and food security. The Executive Committee agreed that there was a need for monitoring in order to assess the benefits and risks of FADs and artificial reefs in the region and agreed with the development of an approach to assess the ture and extent of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in the APFIC region. The Executive Committee developed the agen da of the APFIC regiol consultative workshop “Documentation and dissemition of successful sustaible aquaculture intensification practices in Asia” and reviewed the planned activity “APFIC regiol consultative workshop on improving the contribution of culture-based fisheries and related fishery enhancements in inland waters to blue growth”, noting that this was a timely contribution to the dialogue on blue growth and its potential in inland waters. The Executive Committee noted the endorsed regiol guidelines and training courses developed by APFIC and emphasized the importance of engagement with regiol partners to ensure their promotion within the region and provide suggestions in that regard. The Executive Committee reviewed the budget and expenses of the Commission and recommended that core allocation be sustained and suggested cost reduction strategies and means of encouraging greater contributions of in-kind support to the work of the Commission. The Executive Committee discussed the preparations for the Sixth APFIC Regiol Consultation Forum Meeting (RCFM) and the Thirty-fourth Session of the Commission to be held in Sri Lanka in January/February 2016. The Executive Committee agreed that the Seventy-sixth Session of the Executive Committee would be convened in the Philippines in September 2016 subject to confirmation by the Philippines’ government. 

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