Jack mackerel school of fish


The 6th Commission Meeting (COMM6) will be held from 30 January to 3 February 2018, in Lima, Peru. It will be preceded by the 5th meeting of the Compliance and Technical Committee from 26 to 28 January.

Both meetings will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel Lima.

A document with general Information for Delegates was provided by the local organisers, as well as a website with helpful local information, which can be accessed here: https://infomeetingperu.com/


Participants should register for the meeting in advance using the Registration Form.


All meetings will be conducted in English. A two-way Spanish-English interpretation service will be provided by the host.


Accommodation options for Lima are available in the General Information for Participants. Delegates are strongly encouraged to make accommodation arrangements as soon as possible, as January is a busy tourism season in Peru (summertime and school holidays).

Preferential rates have been negotiated with the following hotels:

JW Marriott Hotel Lima
Double Room: USD $170 (internet included)
Contact: Ms Monica Terukina
[email protected]
Phone: +51-1-217 7171

The JW Marriot has made available the following link for direct bookings: SPRFMO 2018 Marriot Hotel Bookings

In addition, accommodations are available at the nearby  Courtyard Marriott Lima Miraflores  
Double Room: USD $120 (internet included)
Contact: Ms Cynthia Vasquez
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +51 1 627 3305 / +51 1 217 7171

The Courtyard hotel has made available the following link for direct bookings:
SPRFMO 2018 Peru Courtyard Hotel Bookings

The above rates can only be guaranteed until January 5th. After that day, all bookings will be paid at regular prices. Delegates are to book, guarantee, and arrange payment directly with those hotels.
Shuttle service from the airport to both hotels is available using [email protected]. This service has an additional cost and is not included in the accommodation rate.


Information about visa requirements can be found in this document (Spanish), and in this link (English).

The letter of invitation is issued by the SPRFMO Secretariat (please contact Ms. Susana Delgado on [email protected])

Out of the list of Members and CNCPs, only the delegates with passports from China, Cuba, and Liberia need to apply for a visa. Delegates from China will be exempt from visa application if they have a valid visa for the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia, or a State part of the Schengen Area, valid for at least 6 months since the date of travel.
The Government of Peru has made an effort coordinating its Consulates and Embassies to ensure that visa requests from delegates to the SPRFMO meetings are processed in no more than 7 days.


Peru has advised that a welcoming cocktail and a farewell dinner will be held. Details are as follows:

Welcome Cocktail
Place: Terraza del Mar, 4th floor. Hotel JW Marriott
Date: Tuesday 30 January
Time: 19:30 hrs.

Cultural Dinner
Place: Casa Garc a Alvarado (Av. Jos Larco N 311 Miraflores)
Date: Thursday 01 February
Time: 19:30 hrs


Peru has advised that buffet-type lunch will be provided at no cost for all meeting participants during the eight days of meetings.


Electricity in Peru is 220 volts and 60 Hz. Three different types of wall sockets/plugs are used in Peru: type A, type B and type C. There will be facilities at the meeting venue for computer use and access to the Internet.